Body of missing man from Ashe County found in tree here
Published 9:30 am Thursday, November 11, 2021
The body of an Ashe County man last heard from on Sept. 25 was found Tuesday afternoon after two searches in fields and woods behind Walmart of Mocksville.
Taylor Dominque Lettler, 26, was reported missing weeks ago from his Ashe County home, said Davie Sheriff’s Chief Brian Jacobs.
On Friday, sheriff’s officers, the Davie Rescue Squad, the Davie Fire Marshals Office and officers from Ashe County – with the help of a cadaver dog – searched for several hours behing the Mocksville Walmart.
They returned Tuesday, and a dog alerted officers to the body, found hanging from a tree several hundred yards into the woods.
The man’s vehicle was found behind the Mocksville Walmart last week. Video from the store showed him walking into a wooded and grassy area behind the store, off Boyce Drive.