- Associated Press - Friday, January 24, 2014

MUDDLETY, W.Va. (AP) - Police in Nicholas County have found the body of a 79-year-old man who had been missing for four days.

Sheriff David Hopkins released a statement that the body of Dana Carte of Craigsville was found Friday in Muddlety.

The statement says investigators believe Carte had driven down a dirt road and his vehicle became stuck and caught on fire. Carte left the vehicle and went into a wooded area where investigators believe he died in frigid conditions.

He had been reported missing by his wife on Monday night.


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