Missing 85-year-old Virginia man found dead in pickup on Blue Ridge Parkway

James “Jimmy” Jenkins had been missing since Feb. 6

MADISON COUNTY, Va.LATEST

Authorities say they found James “Jimmy” Jenkins dead inside a blue pickup truck on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Nelson County.

The truck was found over an embankment near mile marker 23, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

Jenkins, of Brightwood, Virginia, was reported missing on Feb. 6.

The U.S. Park Service identified the body, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

His cause of death has not been released.

UPDATE

As of Wednesday, the search is still on for James "Jimmy " Jenkins, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.


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