HENRY COUNTY, Ga. -- The body of a missing Henry County man has been found in a lake behind his home.

The family of 43-year-old Stephen Early Edwards of Hampton reported him missing February 29. They said he had gone for a walk with his dog in a wooded area inside his neighborhood on Red Maple Drive around 5:30 p.m. Thursday and his dog returned home without him.

Henry County officials had been searching a 5-acre lake in his subdivision since Saturday. Dive teams from Pike and Spalding Counties located Edwards’ body just after 3 p.m. Wednesday. His family said Edwards could not swim.........................SNIP

Rest in eternal peace, Mr Edwards.