Oscar McElmurray's Jeep was found deep in the Ocala National Forest on Thursday and his body was found a short distance away, WESH 2 News reported.

Investigators and McElmurray's son discovered the truck, which had been destroyed by fire. Officials said a fire started in the vehicle's engine compartment after it became stuck on a tree stump.

The 76-year-old man's body was found by a sheriff's K-9 near the truck. An autopsy was conducted on Friday and the body was positively identified as being McElmurray, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.