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Found Body Identified as Missing Elderly Man

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James Boykin went missing from a nursing home several weeks ago. A body found at FSU has been identified as his. (WRAL-TV5 News)
FAYETTEVILLE — A body found Wednesday in a wooded area near Fayetteville State University has now been positively identified as a missing 70-year-old man.

James Boykin walked away from the Elderlodge Rest Home in February.

Fayetteville Police were able to make a positive identification through dental records. Police say they do not suspect foul play.

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