Missing Oxford man found deceased

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 12:39 P.M., the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office took a missing person report. Nicholas D. Spross, 39 years-old, left his Oxford residence on foot and his family had not heard from him since.  Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in the search for Nicholas by the Oxford Fire Department, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Marquette County Drone Team. Marquette County EMS was paged to stand by. 

On Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 11:17 A.M., Spross was found deceased in a ditch along STH 82 in Oxford, Wisconsin. Foul play does not appear to be a factor in his death. 

The matter is under investigation by the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office and the Marquette County Coroner’s Office.