The search team found the body of a Virginia man trying to walk up to a six-mile home after a car broke down during a snowstorm.

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  • A Virginia man who was about to return home during this week’s snowstorm was found dead.

  • Jacob Whaley told his family that he would travel on foot after his car fell into the ditch.

  • According to local news, his body was placed in the woods by a search team three days later.

The body of a Virginia man who was about to return home after a truck broke down during a snowstorm was found earlier this week.

A man, Jacob Whaley, sent a text message to his family saying he was walking six miles to his house in Louisa County after a car fell into a ditch during a storm on Monday night. WRIC-TV report.

According to local news reportsAbout 8 inches of snow struck Louisa County, causing windthrows and dangerous road conditions.

The outlet reported that Whaley’s family had told authorities that he had last received a text from the age of 34 just before 9 pm informing him of his loss.

According to the report, the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office said the agent “immediately responded to family requests” and confirmed the way to his home near Greens Corner Road. However, no whale was found that day.

On Thursday, three days after his disappearance, his body was found by a search team in the woods 200 yards from Greens Corner Road. Associated Press report.

Whale’s family accused the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office of responding, and her mother told WRIC-TV that she was “angry with the county.”

In a statement, the sheriff’s office expressed condolences to Whaley’s loved ones.

“We would like to express our deepest condolences to Jacob Whaley’s family and friends,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement, according to the report. “The Missing Person case has always been a top priority for the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office, and we share their sorrows and sorrows.”

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