What Happened To Jacob Whaley, Man Found Dead Days After He Tried Walking Home In Snowstorm:
Jacob Whaley, a father, died after attempting to walk home in a snowstorm last Monday after his car wrecked; his corpse was discovered three days later.
On Monday night, Jacob, 34, texted his family saying he was going to try to walk to his house in Louisa County.
His automobile broke down in a nearby county, and he had to walk the six miles back to his house.
According to a Facebook post by Jacob’s sister Angela Whaley, Jacob wanted to hurry home to see his two-year-old kid and his dogs.
His deceased corpse was later discovered after a search party was launched on Thursday approximately 200 yards from the spot in Louisa where his family had indicated officials he may have gone when he initially vanished, according to WRIC.
Whaley was attempting to walk the six miles to his house in the bitter cold, according to the story.
Whaley’s relatives called the sheriff’s office when he stopped answering and never returned home. Whaley might have been around Greene’s Corner Road, according to the sheriff’s office.
Deputies arrived on the scene but were unable to locate him at first.
Whaley’s family said that authorities should have discovered him alive.
Shannon Whaley, Whaley’s mother, told the news organization, “I’m so upset with this county.”
“All they had to do was yell for him outside.”
“Louisa County let him freeze to death,” said the man’s sister, Angela Whaley.
Whaley’s death was announced by the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office in a statement.
“Our sincere sympathies go out to Mr Jacob Whaley’s family and friends,” the official added.
“The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office places a high focus on missing person cases, and we share their anguish and sadness.”