Missing Pittsylvania County senior found dead, no foul play suspected
PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – An 81-year-old Pittsylvania County man has been found dead after nearly two weeks of search and rescue efforts.
State police had issued a senior alert for James Gianakos, who was first reported missing August 27. After three unsuccessful searches, he was found along Oak Hill Road during a search on Saturday that involved dogs.
There were no signs of foul play, according to the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office.
A medical examiner will determine his exact cause of death.
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