Sheriff: Body of missing elderly man found in Tyrrell County

COLUMBIA, N.C. (WNCT) – The body of Raymond Clifton, a missing elderly man from Tyrrell County, has been found.

The Tyrrell County Sheriff’s Office tells 9 On Your Side a local hunter called 911 after finding Clifton’s car just before 6 o’clock Thursday morning. The car was located near Jones Town Road in the Gum Neck community of Tyrrell County.

The Sheriff’s Office says responding deputies found the 88-year-old’s body inside the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Clifton was last seen driving his car on Nov 21st in Columbia.

raymond clifton car

The Sheriff’s Office does not suspect foul play. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

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