The body of a man was located in a wooded area next to a water treatment plant in Miramar Beach, Walton County Sheriff’s deputies wrote in a news release.
The body was located by a maintenance crew adjacent to the water treatment plant behind Grand Boulevard just after 7 a.m. on Friday. The body, which has not been positively identified using DNA, is believed to be Scott Bradley, 45, missing out of DeFuniak Springs, deputies wrote.
The Walton County Sheriff’s Office canvased the area for weeks following Bradley’s disappearance whose last contact with family members was Sunday, July 29, 2018. His truck was located the following day by the Walton County Sheriff’s Office parked near P.F. Chang’s Restaurant in Grand Boulevard.
The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing the investigation, but foul play is not suspected, deputies wrote. Final identification will be made through the medical examiner’s office following an autopsy.