- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 15, 2017

ST. JOHN, Kan. (AP) - The Stafford County Sheriff says the body of a county commissioner has been found underneath an overturned lawnmower.

The sheriff says 42-year-old Shane Landon Stimatze was found dead Monday morning under the mower in a pond in rural St. John.

The death is under investigation.

The Stafford County Clerk’s office said Stimatze had just started his second term as county commissioner.

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