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KNIGHTDALE, N.C. — Police say the cyclist on a trip from Massachusetts to Florida was found dead in a rural part of Nash County Wednesday afternoon.

Richard Moreau, 66, was last seen Sept. 17 at a Verizon store located on 6807 Knightdale Blvd.

Moreau was checking in with his family daily before he went missing.

Officers discovered Moreau’s body in his tent near U.S. Highway 264 alternate, just west of the town of Middlesex. There were no signs of foul play.

“Our hearts to go out to this family who has worked so hard to find their loved one. We can’t thank them enough for being accessible and doing everything they could to help,” the Knightdale Police Department wrote on their Facebook page.