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Ludlow man found dead in woods near his home

On Friday, June 4 at 3 p.m., Russell Nord, 76, from Ludlow, was found deceased by a search team in a wooded area off East Hill Road in Ludlow. He was located approximately 1.7 miles from his residence.  

The Ludlow Police Dept. is investigating the death, which does not appear suspicious. 

Nord was last seen leaving his residence on East Hill Road in Ludlow at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 31. He had dementia. 

Nord was last seen wearing a green baseball hat, flannel shirt, white and blue New England Patriots jacket and black fleece pants.

The Vermont State Police Search and Rescue Team was assisted by the Ludlow Police Dept., Ludlow Fire Dept.,  Proctorsville Fire Dept, New England K9 Search and Rescue, Upper Valley Wilderness Response Team, Killington Search and Rescue, the Vermont Air National Guard, Rescue Inc. and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Warden Service.

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