Missing Va. man found dead in Virginia

By Suzanne Proulx

Missing Va. man found dead in Virginia

July 5, 2013 Updated Jul 5, 2013 at 10:48 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) The body of man who was believed to have been in Otsego County is found in Virginia.

The Otsego County Sheriff's Office says Robert Merkel Sr., 80, was found dead Friday in Eastern Shore, Va.

He left Virginia Monday without medications. Officials believe Merkel had traveled Tuesday to the west end area of Oneonta.

Anyone with information from when Merkel was in Otsego County is asked to call Chesapeake police at (757) 382-6161.

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