Body of missing man found

GADSDEN, AL (WBRC) - The body of a missing man from Etowah County was discovered Thursday morning.

Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin, in a statement to FOX6 News, said the body of Michael Winford Williams was found Thursday in a wooded area.

Williams, 58, of Boaz, was last seen on Saturday, Nov. 7, on Thornhill Road in Boaz. He was reported missing on Tuesday, November 10th, by a family member.

Sheriff Entrekin said his body was found today in an area not previously searched.

"While speaking to family and friends, during the course of the investigation, it was decided an expanded search needed to take place," said Chief of Investigations Mike Jones.