MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Police say the body of a missing 79-year-old Monongalia County man has been found in a wooded area a couple hundred yards away from his home.
Laurence H. Nichol's family reported him missing after he went for a walk Tuesday evening and didn't return.
Police tell media outlets that searchers found his body Saturday evening in the Cheat Lake area where he lived with his daughter and son-in-law. Nichols had Alzheimer's disease.
His body was sent to the medical examiner's office.