Quincy Police report the body of 53-year-old David W. Leonard was recovered at approximately 6:10 p.m. Thursday.

Authorities found Leonard's body in a creek bed in a heavily wooded area near Bob Bangert Park and Parker Heights Park in Quincy.

The Adams County Emergency Management Team and Quincy Police began their search Thursday morning after Leonard was reported missing Wednesday.

Officials say the cause of death is still to be determined and the investigation is on-going.