A Pine Township
senior last seen on Tuesday evening was found dead on Thursday afternoon in
a wooded area approximately a mile from his home, Porter County Coroner
Chuck Harris is reporting.
Kenneth Smith, 70,
died of hypothermia, Harris said. “The body had no significant injuries,” he
Smith was last seen
leaving a neighbor’s home around dusk on Tuesday. He is believed to have
been presenting early symptoms of Alzheimer’s, although the disease had not
been formally diagnosed, Harris noted.
His remains were
found around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
assisted in the search for Smith in both Porter and LaPorte counties.