More than a week after a 91-year-old Payson man went missing, officers found his body north of Payson Wednesday.
Donald Wolfe, 91, was last seen on June 14 in Payson.
He was known to explore the area in his copper Jeep Wrangler, but had told no one of his travel plans.
“Donald is dependent on his seizure medication, which he is last known to have taken the morning of Monday, June 15th,” according to a release from the PPD. “Donald’s seizure condition causes paralysis.”
Wolfe had no cellphone and his vehicle did not have GPS, which made it difficult for officers to track him.
At 1:37 p.m. Wednesday, search and rescue notified the Payson Police Department that they had spotted a vehicle matching the description of Wolfe’s Jeep using drones north of the Shoofly Ruins. The vehicle was stuck in the rugged terrain. Wolfe was not inside the vehicle. Upon inspection of the surrounding areas, his body was found.
“The Payson Police Department would like to thank everyone who helped locate Donald Wolfe. Our deepest condolences are extended to his family.”