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Search for Rest Home Patient Ends in Tragedy

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LOUISBURG — A search for a missing Franklin countyrest home patient has come to a tragic end.

The body of 76-year-old Cornelia Martin was found in a creek alongState Road 1600 early Monday. Martin apparently wandered away from theZollieville rest home Sunday. Her body was found about a mile from thehome.

Police believe her death was accidental.

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