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Coroner identifies body found as man reported missing in August

Leon Horlbeck was reported missing in August, police say. (Photo Source: North Charleston Police) Leon Horlbeck was reported missing in August, police say. (Photo Source: North Charleston Police)
NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) -

The body discovered by landscape workers off Dorchester Road Wednesday morning was a man reported missing in August, according to the Charleston County Coroner's Office.

Leon Willis Horlbeck, 58, was believed to have left his home between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. on Aug. 21, according to North Charleston Police. Horlbeck suffered from dementia and had last been seen by a family member in the area of Glyn Terrace at 10 a.m., police said.

Landscape workers discovered Horlbeck's body in the wood line shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, NCPD spokesman Spencer Pryor said.

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