Jesse Conley went missing earlier this month. His body was found in a South Carolina woods on Sunday.
Searchers found the body of 58-year-old Jesse Conley of Waverly, early on Saturday afternoon in some woods about 30 miles north of Charleston, South Carolina.
The building has gone through several owners over recent years and several openings and closings. The current owner had reopened it in September.
The historic Emmitt House in Waverly burned Monday night as firefighters dealt with frigid temperatures trying to put it out. Officials said the restaurant, built as a hotel in 1861, is probably a total loss.