Missing elderly man's body located, suspect held in custody - WNEM TV 5

Missing elderly man's body located, suspect held in custody

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MIDLAND, MI (WNEM) -

The body of a missing Midland man has been located.

Family members of Seth Thompson have confirmed his body was recovered Saturday in Eaton County, that's about 20 miles from Lansing.

The 83-year-old man was last heard from on the night of June 24 when he left with an Eaton County man who allegedly owed Thompson money.

That 43-year-old man is being held in connection to Thompson's disappearance and death.

An autopsy is also scheduled to be performed to determine an exact cause of death.

Thompson was a retired orgal surgeon.

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