The body of a missing Western Laurens County man has been found near the Saluda River in Greenville County. The search for 82 year old Billy Joe Garrett of 13136 Highway 25 in the Princeton Community ended Sunday when volunteer searchers working with Garrett’s family located his body near the Saluda River and Ballard Road just inside Greenville County. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, Coroner’s Office, and Forensics responded along with the Laurens County Sheriff’s and Coroner’s Office.
The Garrett Family expressed their deepest gratitude to the numerous agencies, search and rescue organizations, volunteers, Princeton Baptist Church Family, and the countless people who offered up prayers for Mr. Billy Joe Garrett. He was last seen on Tuesday January 28th.