Oklahoma City police say the body of a missing Putnam City High School teacher has been found in a wooded area near the man's home on the city's northeast side.

Police Lt. Don Holland says 59-year-old John Michael Knol was discovered shortly before noon Saturday in grass and brush less than a mile from his house. A search party organized by Knol's friends and family found his body.

Holland says police found no signs of foul play and suspect he died from natural causes.

Knol was last seen Aug. 14 at a gathering at the school where he told another teacher he wasn't feeling well. He had taught at Putnam City High School since 1997.

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