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Missing Rockport man found dead

Police are searching for 83-year-old John Crocker (pictured), who went missing in Rockport Wednesday evening.
Police are searching for 83-year-old John Crocker (pictured), who went missing in Rockport Wednesday evening.Massachusetts State Police handout

The 83-year-old man who went missing last week in Rockport has been found dead.

John Crocker, who suffered from Alzheimer’s and had hearing and sight problems, went missing on Wednesday evening, according to State Police.

Crocker was found Saturday in a wooded area of town where he regularly went walking, the AP reports. Massachusetts State Police are investigating but said there seems to be no indication of foul play.

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The State Police Mounted Unit, Airwing, K9 and Special Emergency Reponse Team assisted local police in Rockport in the search Friday.

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