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Update: Officials Find Body of Missing Man


Update 4 p.m.:

Amherst Co., VA - The search for an Amherst County man is over, and it wasn't the ending his family had hoped for.

Joseph Mason's body was found in a remote area early Wednesday afternoon. The sheriff says it appears he shot himself.

They've been looking for Mason since Friday night when he left his house with a 38 revolver.


Amherst, VA - Amherst County deputies are looking for a missing man. Joseph Mason, 64, of Misty Hollow Road was last seen Friday.

Mason is six feet tall, weighs 195 pounds and has blue eyes and gray hair.

Mason was last seen driving a dark blue pickup with Colonial Builders on the side.  Deputies said he also has a 38 revolver with him and could be a danger to himself.

If you see him call the Amherst County Sheriff's Office at 434-946-9300.

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