SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va. — Putnam County deputies believe a body found Friday is that of missing person Brian “Chris” Sexton.

The body was located by a hunter around 3:30 p.m. Friday in a wooded area.

Sexton was last seen Oct. 14 hanging out with friends near some power lines along Joyce Road in Scott Depot.

His shirt was later found behind the Save-A-Lot store along Teays Valley Road.

Family members have conducted numerous community searches since Sexton’s disappearance.

The body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office to undergo an autopsy and for positive identification. A full report is expected Monday.

Deputies said the remains showed no signs of foul play.

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  • Candi Gravely Elswick

    How in the world can they say "no signs of foul play" ? There has been foul play from the beginning! PCSD never once took his disappearance seriously. They figured he "wondered off somewhere". The wooded area where his body was found was searched 6 times! Do you actually think he was over looked 6 times? The person or persons that fought him that night are responsible for his death! Come on now, please don't make all Chris's family & thousands of followers that have grown to love Chris & his family, start picketing & sending letters to higher ups. We will not allow Chris's death to be swept under the rug...we promise you that! We will do what ever it takes to see that justice is served!