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Body of Missing Vermont Man Discovered in Woods


Alcohol and frigid overnight temperatures are being blamed for the death of an elderly man in Rutland, Vermont.

Richard Lloyd, 74, was reported missing at 1:21 a.m. on Saturday after not returning home following a visit to a friend's store on Prospect Hill Road in Rutland the previous afternoon.

At 4:22 a.m., Lloyd's truck was located off of Blueberry Lane in Rutland. Vermont State troopers were able to locate a set of footprints which led from Lloyd's truck to a wooded area. With help from the K-9 unit, Lloyd's body was discovered.

Anyone with further information on the incident is asked to contact the Vermont State Police at (802) 773-9109.

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