The name of the body that was recovered after a mudslide washed a home down a hill  Thursday has been released.

Michael T. McDonald, 53, was believed to be in the residence at the time of the collapse.

Vernon County Sheriff’s Office was notified at approximately 4:50 A.M. that a residence was washed down the hill onto State Highway 35 near Victory.

A search began and he was located near the home deceased at approximately 1:17 P.M.