Elderly McDuffie county man found dead


(WTHO) – McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a man’s death.

James Roberts went missing Wednesday night and investigators say the 79-year-old suffered from Alzheimer’s.

He was found dead Thursday evening about 100 yards from his home on Harrison Road.

Deputies say his body was on a power line that runs between new projects and Harrison Road.

Foul play is not suspected but an autopsy is scheduled at the GBI lab in Atlanta.

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