Missing man found dead

A Troy man who was last seen Dec. 30, 2017, has been found dead, according to a press release from the Fluvanna County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy found Arthur Eugene Mills, 53, in an area off Oliver Creek Road in Troy on Thursday (Jan. 4). Mills was dead when the deputy discovered him, according to the release.

The cause and manner of Mills’ death is currently unknown. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will examine him to determine them, according to the release.

Mills was last seen Dec. 30, 2017, at an associate’s house on Oliver Creek Road. He was reported missing Jan. 3, according to the release.

“The sheriff’s office appreciates the leads received from the public and extends its condolences to the Mills family,” according to the release.