A hunter found the body at about 3 p.m. Friday afternoon in the woods off of Interstate 64 in Scott Depot.
An autopsy Monday will confirm the identity.
Deputies said they do not suspect any foul play at this time.
Previous story: Brian Sexton, 23, of Putnam County West Virginia has been missing since Oct. 14. He was last seen around Joyce Road in Scott Depot around 10 p.m.
Missing Person was wearing light grey button up shirt, black jeans and tennis shoes. Shirt was discovered behind Save-A-Lot Grocery Store along Route 33 in Scott Depot.
If you know of his whereabouts, please call the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office at 304-586-9846.