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Body of missing 62-year-old Salem man found near creek

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SALEM, OR (KPTV) -

Police said the body of a missing 62-year-old man was found near Croisan Creek.

Loyd White of Salem was reported missing on April 22. His body was discovered under a bridge at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Investigators said White suffered from numerous health conditions and was known to wander from home after becoming disoriented.

Deputies said foul play is not suspected in this case.

The Marion County Sheriff's Office said there are options for families in situations like this. The sheriff's office is a member of Project Lifesaver. People can purchase a small radio transmitter that is worn like a watch or bracelet and if a loved one is lost, search and rescue teams can track and find them quickly.

For more information, go to www.co.marion.or.us/SO/Operations/programs/Pages/PLI.aspx

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