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06th Apr 2024

Missing Yellowstone 1923 actor Cole Brings Plenty found dead aged 27


The actor’s uncle Mo Brings Plenty was also a star in the Yellowstone universe and had made calls for help in finding his nephew.

Cole Brings Plenty, an actor who appeared in the Yellowstone prequel series 1923, has died at the age of 27.

The performer played Pete Plenty Clouds in the show opposite Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren and was reported missing days before his body was found.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office said that they discovered his body in a wooded area around 43 miles southwest of Kansas City in the US on Friday morning, after being alerted to an unoccupied vehicle nearby.

The Sheriff’s Office added that further investigations were ongoing.

According to multiple reports, Brings Plenty had been a suspect in a domestic violence case after police were called to a flat in Lawrence on 31 March following reports of a woman screaming.

The 1923 actor is said to have driven away from the scene before officers arrived.

As per Sky News, the peformer was charged with aggravated burglary, domestic battery and criminal restraint. A warrant for his arrest had been issued.

The 27-year-old’s uncle Mo Brings Plenty was also a star in the Yellowstone universe and had made calls for help in finding his nephew.

Fellow co-star Cole Hauser had also used his social media to appeal for help.

“My good friend [Mo Brings Plenty’s] nephew is missing,” he wrote on Instagram.

“He was last seen on Easter evening in Kansas City. If you have any information on his whereabouts please contact the below or your local police.”

Joe Brings Plenty, father of the young actor, issued a statement on Friday which read: “I am deeply saddened to confirm that my son, Cole, has been found and is no longer with us.

“We want to express our heartfelt gratitude to everyone for the prayers and positive thoughts you sent for Cole. We would also like to thank everyone who came to walk beside us as we searched for my son and provided the resources we needed to expand our search areas. I learned this week how many people knew the goodness in Cole’s heart and loved him.

“During this incredibly difficult time, we ask for privacy as we process our grief and figure out how we move forward.

“Please know we appreciate you and appreciate your understanding.”

Main image via Lawrence Police

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