According to the Searching for Josh Carter online group, the body of the 27-year-old missing Frenchtown man has been reportedly found near the scene of a fatal accident. The details concerning the accident have not yet been released, and no official confirmation has been issued by local law enforcement or family at this early hour.

In what could be one of the largest Missoula area manhunts in recent years, with 9,000 members in the Facebook search and rescue group, and thousands of handbills and posters placed around town over the past 10 days, tonight members of the local online network are revealing that Carter's body has been located.

Unconfirmed reports are pouring in to our news room through the overnight hours while most law enforcement main offices for us to reach out to are currently closed. Once more information has been received and verified you will be notified first through News Talk KGVO.