UPDATE: Missing Starke County man found dead

North Judson Police Chief Doug Vessely confirmed missing North Judson man Robert Lemke was found dead near his home on Wednesday.

A silver alert had been issued for 82 year old Lemke after he disappeared on Sunday afternoon. He was last seen on Vine Street in North Judson.

His body was discovered Wednesday morning at 7:35 in a wooded area about a quarter mile west of his home. Lemke's body was found by an Indiana Conservation officer.

Officials say foul play is not suspected. An autopsy will be performed.

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