Body found in woods off Memorial Park Road is missing Wallace man

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Authorities call death ‘suspicious’

By Chris Sardelli

Fingerprints were the key to identifying a Wallace man whose body was discovered by children playing in the woods near Memorial Park Road on Saturday, Nov. 16.

A month after he went missing, authorities positively identified the body as Rickey W. James, 33, said Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Matt Shaw in a press release Monday.

Deputies received a 911 call at about 12:54 p.m. Saturday after children stumbled across James’ body.

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