Missing man found in Augusta County

augusta countyClarence Cash, 61, was found on Tuesday inside Augusta County by a search team. Cash, who had been reported missing on Saturday, was pronounced dead on the scene.

The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call for a missing adult on Saturday, identifying Cash and his vehicle, a 1998 Jeep. Cell tower information placed the phone last seen with Cash in a mountainous area off the parkway in Augusta County. An extensive search was conducted throughout the weekend in the counties of Augusta, Nelson, and Rockbridge both on the ground and by air.

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management, along with the Virginia State Police and other search organizations to include fire and EMS providers, were brought in to assist with the efforts to locate  Cash.

Cash was found with his vehicle several miles off of the main roadway in a secluded area.

The investigation into this matter is being conducted by the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office and is ongoing. No further information is being released at this time.

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