Missing man found dead in Gallia County woods

GREEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WTAP) - The Gallia County Sheriff says Earl Hager's body was found January 4th in the woods in the 1600 series of State Route 588 in Green Township.

His body was found at 12:23 p.m. Friday.

The sheriff says the man had been reported missing to the office. At this time, the sheriff says they have no reason to believe that foul play is involved.

However, a thorough investigation is underway to try to find out how he died.

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