BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WSAV) — A man who went missing from Beaufort County nearly a week ago has been found dead.

While searching the area on Wednesday, Oct. 12, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) Aviation Support Unit discovered a deceased person, later identified as Joe Nathan Glover, in a marsh off of Lightsey Road in Dale.

Beaufort County Coroner’s Office and the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office were then assisted by Beaufort Marine Rescue Organization (MRO) in recovering the person from the marsh.

An autopsy was performed on Thursday, Oct. 13, and the deceased was confirmed to be Glover.

Deputies say Glover walked away from his home around 5:45 p.m. on Spann Circle in Dale on Oct. 6.

There was an outpouring of community and law enforcement support in searching for Glover.