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Sheriff: Missing Halifax County 95-year-old found dead

Posted May 10, 2016

This 95-year-old man went missing Wednesday.

— Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said Tuesday that a 95-year-old man reported missing in late April has been found dead near his truck along N.C. Highway 48 in Littleton.

Tripp said Nelson Person was found near the intersection of N.C. 48 and Sledge Road. There were no signs of foul play at the scene, Tripp said.

Person was last seen around 5:30 p.m. on April 27 near Ringwood Road. He was driving a blue 1991 Ford Truck when he disappeared.

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  • Kris Dawn May 10, 2016
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    Bless his heart :(