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Search for Rest Home Patient Ends in Tragedy

Posted December 9, 1996 12:00 a.m. EST

— A search for a missing Franklin county rest home patient has come to a tragic end.

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

Police believe her death was accidental.