CLINTON COUNTY • An 86-year-old man reported missing Wednesday was found dead today in a flooded field, authorities said.
Julius Esmon was reported missing from Highland on Wednesday, Highland police said. He had last been seen at 2:15 p.m. at a local bank.
Today, the St. Rose Fire Protection District responded to a call of a vehicle stalled in high water about a mile east of Jamestown, which is in Clinton County, on Keyesport Road.
They found Esmon’s vehicle stalled in the water and saw Esmon's body just south of the vehicle in a flooded field.
The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department and Clinton County Coroner’s Office determined that foul play was not involved, Highland police said.