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Body of elderly man missing from nursing home found dead

The body of a man last seen at an Ohio nursing home was found dead on September 12 in Cleveland Metroparks, Middleburg Heights Police confirmed to Fox 8 Cleveland.  Ronald Herhuth was last seen five days earlier at Southern Hills Health & Rehab nursing home, according to Fox 8. He was 71.

Herhuth had Alzheimer’s disease and was a diabetic.  He went missing from the nursing home with his wooden cane, a swollen leg, and an IV in his arm.  Over a hundred people were involved in looking for him after he went missing. He had only been at the nursing home for a few days before he eloped from the facility.

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