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Body Of Missing Sampson County Man Found

Posted April 20, 2006 8:06 a.m. EDT

— Sampson County officers have found the body of a man missing for two weeks.

Searchers in a helicopter spotted Delbert Mooring's remains in a swamp in the southern part of the county. He walked away from a rest home in Ivanhoe on April 6th. They believe Mooring died from natural causes, but they will conduct an autopsy.