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Missing Va. Man Found Dead in Wooded Area

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    Missing Man Found Dead in Clifton Woods

    James McDonald went missing earlier this month. On Monday, police found the 26-year-old's body in a wooded area in Clifton, Virginia. News4's Chris Lawrence tells what we know and how police found the body. (Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018)

    A man who had been reported missing in Fairfax County was found dead in a wooded area of Clifton, Virginia, Monday night, Fairfax County police say. 

    James McDonald, 26, of Chantilly, Virginia, was last seen by a family member May 15. He was reported missing four days later. 

    Police say investigators tracked McDonald's cellphone and then used K-9s to find his body in a wooded area in the 6100 block of Union Village Drive. He had suffered trauma to the upper body. 

    The case is being investigated as a suspicious death. 

    Anyone with information that can help police is asked to call 703-691-2131.

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