Missing Man's Body Found in Howard County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - The body of a man who has been missing for two months has been found in Howard County.      

The Howard County Sheriff's Office says a hunter found the body Sunday afternoon north of Interstate 20 and east of FM 700.

The body is believed to be that of Edward Allen Welch.

Authorities say it appears that Welch committed suicide.

The body was found about a mile from where his vehicle was found back in October.

The body is being sent to Lubbock to be officially identified.