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Ash Flat, Arkansas 72513

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Missing Elderly Man's Body Found in wooded area

Silas Lucas age 83









On the morning of 06/12/2010, 83 year old Silas Lucas walked away from the Cave City Nursing Home. Cave City Police Department, Cave City Fire Department, Sharp County Sheriff's Department and the Arkaknsas State Police responded to the area to assist in the search for the 83 year old man who was reported to be suffering from dementia, diabetes and had recently had heart related problems. The search included search dogs and a helicopter from Baxter county utilizing a forward looking infra red or FLIR. Also members from the Evening Shade, Poughkeepsie, Sidney, Batesville and Northside fire departments assisted in the massive search. As well as numerous citizens.The search continued the following day and tragically Mr. Lucas' body was discovered on school property in a wooded area north of the Cave City School. At this time, no foul play is expected and Mr. Lucas' body has been sent to the state crime lab.

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