#UPDATE | January 27, 2023 (WJBF) – Friday morning, around 9:30 a.m. a volunteer assisting in the search for Mr. Robert Walker Jr., discovered a body in a wooded area off of Gough Red Hill Road.

This area is part of the search area near where Mr. Walker was last seen.

Burke County Sheriff’s Investigators, Burke EMA and the Burke County Coroner’s Office are on scene.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the body is that of Mr. Walker.

The investigation continues in this case.…

BURKE COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) — Burke County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in locating an elderly man who went missing Wednesday and hasn’t been seen since.

Investigators say 89-year-old Robert Walker, Jr. left his home on Walker Place Circle, and his family has not heard from him. He is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing blue pants, a green sweater, and brown boots.

If you have any information that may aid investigators, you’re asked to contact the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 554-2133.