Relative finds missing Port Townsend man dead

PORT TOWNSEND — A relative who kept looking for a missing Port Townsend man found his body Tuesday when he discovered his car had gone off a roadway and down an embankment.

Brian Jennings was last seen Dec. 22 and was reported missing on Christmas Day by his sister.

The Peninsula Daily News reported that his brother-in-law, George Eims, was going back over roads that had been checked by search crews when he noticed skid marks and a break in the vegetation. That led him to the car that was not visible from the roadway.

Relatives said Jennings had heart problems and may have suffered a heart attack and driven off the road.

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