Missing Siler City man, 25, found dead in Chatham County

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Esau Abraham Brenes

SILER CITY, N.C. — The remains of a 25-year-old Siler City man who was reported missing weeks ago were found on Saturday.

Esau Abraham Brenes, 25, was last seen in Siler City on Oct. 4 before being reported missing later, according to authorities.

Law enforcement officers initiated a search for Brenes that continued over the following three weeks.

The investigation into Brenes’ death continues as all leads and information are currently being pursued.

Authorities have not revealed any details surrounding the victim’s death, only that his body was found off Siler City Snow Camp Road.

The investigation is being conducted by the Siler City Police Department, Chatham County Sheriff Office and the State Bureau of Investigation.