Police find body of missing Wallingford man
Wallingford and state police said they have found 30-year-old Luc John Pentz-Tholenaar of Wallingford. Pentz-Tholenaar was found dead due to a self inflicted wound, according to police.
Pentz-Tholenaar was reported missing Monday around 7 p.m. after he hadn’t been heard from in over 24 hours.
Police said his last known communication was a work email that was sent on Monday around 12:30 p.m. Pentz-Tholenaar’s BMW was found at the preserve on Northford Road on Monday night.
A state police helicopter was in the air to help search for Pentz-Tholenaar, as well as K9 units.
Police described the terrain as being thickly wooded and having tall grass, “a huge, vast area” that is tough to search.
Pentz-Tholenaar was described as someone who loved to be outdoors, and he worked from home.