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Body of missing elderly man found

| Friday, May 4, 2012, 4:37 a.m.

An elderly Sewickley Township man who has been missing since Wednesday has been discovered dead.

The body of William Homer Wilson, 80, of 9 Evans St., was found Sunday by hunters, according to state police at Greensburg. Police said the hunters, who they did not identify, found Wilson's body in a farmer's field a quarter mile off Green Hills Road in the township.

Wilson had apparently wandered off a trail, according to police. The death does not appear to be suspicious in nature, said police.

Cause of death will be determined by the Westmoreland County Coroner's Office.

Wilson, who had suffered from Alzheimer's, was reported missing from his residence Sept. 27.

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