Family of missing Millington man reacts to body found near home - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Family of missing Millington man reacts to body found near home

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN -

(WMC-TV) – A body was found Tuesday afternoon in a wooded area of Millington about two miles from a missing man's house. Shelby County Sheriff's deputies began investigating around 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Family members say it's the body of 73-year-old Millington man, Billy Joe Hardy, who's been missing since late October.

The sheriff's office set up a command center at Navy and Martin roads, near where the body was found. Officials have not identified the body.

Justin Hanson will talk with the family and friends of Hardy and find out how they're feeling after Tuesday's discovery.

Tonight on Action News 5 at 6, hear their warning for others with missing family members.

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