Police Find Body of Missing Elderly Man

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    NJ State Police

    Police say they found the body of a man who went missing from a retirement home last week.

    Phillips Brooks, 81, was found dead around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday in a wooded area in Washington Township, Burlington County. Police say Brooks was found about two miles from his 2006 Subaru Forester which was parked on a nearby road off of Route 542.

    Brooks was last seen around 9:15 a.m. on April 4 at the Meadow Lakes Retirement Community on Etra Road in East Windsor, New Jersey.

    Family members told police that Brooks recently experienced short-term memory loss as well as confusion.

    Police are investigating Brooks' death. At this point however they don't suspect foul play.

    Stay with NBC10.com for more details on this developing story.

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