No other details were immediately available. Police planned a news conference for Thursday afternoon.READ MORE: COVID-19 Booster Shot Not Yet FDA-Authorized, But Some Not Waiting
Cunningham, 35, was an epidemiologist at the Atlanta-based federal agency. He disappeared Feb. 12. His family reported him missing on Feb. 16 after going to his home and finding his belongings and vehicle there.READ MORE: North Texas School Districts Grapple With Learning Loss And Keeping Teachers, Students From Getting COVID-19
Police previously had said they had no evidence of foul play but couldn’t rule it out. The civilian group Crime Stoppers offered a reward of up to $15,000 for information pointing to any criminal activity.
CDC officials said previously that reports Cunningham had been passed over for a promotion were incorrect. In a statement, the CDC said Cunningham received an “exceptional proficiency promotion” July 1 to the position of commander, an early promotion reflecting his excellence as an employee.MORE NEWS: Dwindling Number Of 911 Call-Takers Has Fort Worth Looking For Solutions