No Foul Play in Death of Missing Newberry Man

Newberry, SC (WLTX) - Newberry County deputies say a man who'd earlier been reported as missing has been found dead.

Deputies say a person who'd gotten an alert Tuesday that 70-year-old Johnny H. Smith noticed his car in a wooded area near the town of Prosperity. That person then called 9-1-1.

When officers arrived at the scene, they located Smith's car, as well as his body. Investigators do not suspect foul play in his death.

Smith had last been seen dropping off some items on Mountain Drive in the Columbia area around 7 a.m. on Monday morning.

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