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Police believe they have found the body of, the 80-year-old who went missing last month during a senior picnic, NBC4 reports.

Maryland-National Capitol Park Police said that they found a body matching Phipps’ description in a soybean field near 300-acre Watkins Regional Park, where Phipps was attending a picnic for elderly citizens on Sept. 18. Phipps had left to use the restroom and never returned.

The body was found Sunday during a search led by Park Police. It was found just 180 yards away from an area that had previously been searched.

Phipps suffers from dementia and was staying at an assisted living center at the time. His daughter told NBC4 that she believed the center wasn’t properly watching her father when he disappeared.

source:  WTOP.com