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Missing W.Va. man's body found in wooded area

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - 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.


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