Missing Williamson Co. man found dead

Missing man found dead

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - The search for a missing Williamson County man ended on Sunday when his body was found in Hurst, Illinois.

Southern Illinois Search Team Media Coordinator Kasey Jennings confirms that 72-year-old Roger Cheatham was found dead around 10:30 a.m. on January 17.

Cheatham was reported missing on Thursday, January 14 after he walked from his home on South Sixth Street and did not return.

His cause of death is unclear at this time.

No foul play is suspected.

A death investigation is underway.

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