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Missing man last seen at Duke Raleigh found dead in Va.

Posted February 12, 2016

Authorities are searching for Roy Stephenson Jr., 75, who was last seen at Duke Raleigh Hospital.

— A Franklin County man who had been the subject of Silver Alert earlier this week was found dead in Virginia, authorities said Friday.

Roy Stephenson Jr., 75, was last seen Wednesday at Duke Raleigh Hospital. He was found, along with his vehicle, later that night in Halifax County, Virginia.

Authorities there said there was no indication of foul play.

Stephenson's vehicle was found stuck in the mud and he was beside it, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.


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  • Tim Boomhower Feb 13, 2016
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    Very sad to die alone like that.

  • Janet Ghumri Feb 12, 2016
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    So sad. Prayers for the family