ROWAN COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Missing Rowan County, North Carolina man, Rick Travis, has been identified as a body discovered Tuesday morning by a deer hunter near Spencer, according to investigators.

Travis, 66, had been reported missing February 11, 2019.

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According to reports, Travis, the former head of Rowan County’s Department of Social Services, departed his home to go for a run and was never seen again.

Travis was an experienced marathoner, but was suffering from a cognitive impairment at the time of his disappearance.

There have been massive searches involving hundreds of volunteers and professionals, and a $10,000 reward had been offered, reported WBTV.

The body was found near the Yadkin River in the north Rowan, Spencer area.

A possible cause of death has not been released.

Anyone with information about the case should call the Spencer Police Department at 704-633-3574.

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Geo quick facts: Rowan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina and formed in 1753 as part of the British Province of North Carolina – Wikipedia.

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