Found the body of missing photographer Peter Byrd

the Body of missing photographer Peter Byrd was found in a forest near the town of East HAMPTON on long island. Relatives had reported him missing 19 days ago, writes the Daily Mail on Monday, April 20.

the Cause of death was not specified. Beard suffered from dementia, he previously suffered a heart attack. The photographer was 82 years old. His body was found after a hunter found a piece of his clothes and informed the police.

Byrd’s disappearance to law enforcement authorities told his wife. The last time she saw him alive on March 31 near their home. The body was found within 1.6 km from the site.

Peter beard famous images of Africa’s wildlife. In the mid-1960s, he bought a ranch in Kenya, where he studied photography for several decades. He also was friends with artist Andy Warhol and was a regular at new York club Studio 54.

Photo published @peterbeardart