Update: Missing Mitchell Co. man found dead

Update: Missing Mitchell Co. man found dead
Rudolph White (Source: Mitchell County Sheriff's Office)

CAMILLA, Ga. (WALB) - A man that was reported missing out of Mitchell County was found dead.

Rudolph White has been missing since Thursday, according to the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office.

His body was found Tuesday in a pond near his home, according to Stedderick Thomas, the Mitchell County coroner.

Thomas said White’s death is still under investigation and that his body will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab for an autopsy.

The two people who reported him missing said they searched his home but couldn’t find him, the sheriff’s office said.

On Tuesday morning, investigators said they called in a Georgia State Patrol helicopter to help search an area north of Mitchell County.

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