CLAY COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A body found near a popular swimming hole earlier this week has still not been positively identified.
The body was found Monday in the Dunden area of Clay County.
West Virginia State Police say the Medical Examiner's Office is still waiting on x-rays to come back.
The body was found in the same area where 62-year-old Jerry Holcomb went missing earlier this month.
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The body, found close to a swimming hole that is popular with locals, was too decomposed to be identified at the scene. All authorities know at this point is it is a man's body.
Some kids playing nearby actually came upon the body, and their parents called police.
It was found in the same area where 62-year-old Jerry Holcomb was last seen near his home more than a week ago.
Since the body is still unidentified, the area where the body was found is still considered a crime scene, but state police say there is nothing at the scene that would make them think it was suspicious.
“There's nothing right now to lead us to believe there's anything malicious or anything like that. We treat everything the same," West Virginia State Police Trooper S.L. Bass said.
The state medical examiner will identify the body and determine the cause of death.
West Virginia State Police say the body was found near a pond just off Dunden Creek Road.
The body was found about 3 p.m. Monday.
It was found in a remote area miles from the nearest road. Troopers had to use ATVs to get to the scene.
This is the same area where Jerry Holcomb was seen walking near his home more than a week ago.
State Police say Holcomb who is 62 years-old has Alzheimer's.
State Police have not identified the body found Monday afternoon.
We have a crew headed to the scene. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.
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