Missing man, 86, found dead in Clinton County field

2013-07-05T16:13:00Z 2013-07-05T16:32:29Z Missing man, 86, found dead in Clinton County fieldFROM STAFF REPORTS stltoday.com

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.

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