Body of 84-year-old Danville man recovered from Joe’s Pond

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DANVILLE — Police say the body of a Danville man who was reported missing on Sunday was located at Joe’s Pond.

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John Sales, 84, is said to have left his home in Danville at around 6:30 a.m.

His vehicle was located in West Danville, and articles of clothing were found near Joe’s Pond.

This morning, rescue crews conducted a search by boat of Joe’s Pond and found human remains in the water about 50 feet from shore.

Police say the body was recovered and has been identified as Sales.

The investigation is ongoing, but police say foul play is not suspected at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the St. Johnsbury Barracks at 802-748-3111.

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