The body of missing Mottville man, Mark Sobotka, has been recovered by search and rescue teams.
At approximately 12:23 p.m. Friday July 17 a rescue team from the Western New York Search Dogs, Inc. located Sobotka's body. Theodore Vogel and his cadaver dog, Zoe, recovered the body in a heavily wooded area approximately a quarter-mile behind Sobotka's residence.
According to the Onondaga County Sheriff's Department, it appears Sobotka died from a single gunshot wound and evidence at the scene indicated he died from an apparent suicide.
Friday morning, search and rescue teams from Cayuga Highland Search and Rescue, Western New York Search Dogs and Onondaga County Wilderness Search and Rescue returned to the area to complete their search of more than 30 acres.