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MATHENY (WVVA) - Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body at a cemetery in Matheny, while family members of those missing wait, wonder and pray.

Two hunters discovered the remains around 6:45 p.m. Monday on the ground at the Stewart Cemetery.

The family of Rachel Toler, a Wyoming County woman missing since August, waited outside the cemetery Tuesday, praying the remains were not hers.

"I didn't want it to be my daughter. I hope it's not my daughter. I'm hoping, but I don't know," said Robert Graham, Toler's father.

Toler is one of four people currently missing in Wyoming County.

View previous WVVA.com reports on Wyoming County missing.

Authorities from the Wyoming County Sheriff's Department, State Police and State Medical Examiner's office were at the scene Tuesday.

It could take days to months for a positive identification.

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