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Missing Deerwood man found dead in woods

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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

DEERWOOD — A 62-year-old Deerwood man, who was reported missing in the woods Wednesday by his wife, was found dead by law enforcement officials, said Crow Wing County Lt. Dave Larson.

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Larson said there were no indications that foul play was involved in the man’s death. Larson said the man was going out to the woods near his home to dispose of a dead deer that was left behind and he never came back.

The incident was reported at 6:39 p.m.

Autopsy results are pending from the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Deerwood fire and police departments assisted the sheriff’s department at the scene.

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