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68-year-old Raymond Horn went missing from his home in Central Invercargill on Monday, February 15.
Police found the body of an elderly man this afternoon in a wooded area near Bill Richardson Drive.
Detective Alun Griffiths says formal identification is yet to take place.
“Police believe the deceased to be missing Invercargill man Raymond Horn,” he said.
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“[We] will not be in a position to comment further on the circumstances of the death until after a post-mortem has taken place.”
The family of Raymond was advised.
He was last walking through Queens Park between 10:20 am, and 11 am.
He was thought to be wearing a light-coloured polo style shirt, a black and red coloured jacket, gym shoes and sweatpants or jeans.
An emergency alert was issued in the Invercargill area but it did not generate any information as to his whereabouts.
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