Police locate body of missing Little Compton man

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LITTLE COMPTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Authorities in Little Compton have located the body of a man reported missing late last month.

Last weekend, volunteers and local authorities spent hours looking for 39-year-old Michael Godles, who was last seen April 26 in the backyard of his West Main Road home.

According to police, Godles’ body was located in Little Compton Saturday afternoon.

He was pronounced dead and his body was turned over to the Rhode Island State Medical Examiner’s Office.

Police said they are assisting the medical examiner’s office with the investigation.

Godles’ family has set up a GoFundMe.com page to help with his funeral costs. Click here to donate.

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