From The Tribune staff reports
OAK GROVE — The Jefferson County Coroner/Medical Examiner’s Office identified a body found on Monday, May 31, 2021, as that of a man reported missing on May 29.
William Jacob McNair, 33, of Bessemer, was found by two kayakers in Valley Creek, on Monday. Coroner Bill Yates said the kayakers were with a group searching for the missing man.
Due to rugged terrain, deputies, along with Concord Fire and Rescue were unable to remove the body until Tuesday morning.
The circumstances surrounding the death is being investigated by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.