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Missing Halifax County Man Found Dead

A 62-year-old county man who had gone missing Sunday was found dead Wednesday afternoon, according to Major T. E. Logan of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Family members notified authorities around 2:45 Wednesday afternoon they had not seen Frank Waller Womack of 2216 Wilson Memorial Trail since Sunday, July 4, Logan said.

Deputies were dispatched to the scene and began searching the area around Womack’s home. They found the missing man’s body around 3:30 p.m. in a field approximately 150 yards from his residence, Logan said. 

The body was sent to the Virginia State Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond for autopsy, he added.