UPDATE, 1:50 P.M.: Maine Game Warden Chad Robertson and his K9 Storm located the body of a missing St. George man earlier Thursday morning.
Robert “Bob” Conrad, age 81 of St. George, had gone for a walk Wednesday afternoon around 4 p.m. behind his residence off Wallston Road. He had not been seen since.
At approximately 10 a.m. Thursday, Warden Robertson and Storm located Conrad about one-third of a mile behind his residence.
“It appears that Conrad became disoriented behind his residence, and ended up in an area of woods and briars,” a news release stated. “He was located on the edge of a bog behind his residence. Conrad was transported to Hall’s funeral home where he will be examined by a state medical examiner. It is suspected Conrad died of hypothermia in the bog.”
During the search, the Maine Warden Service was assisted by the members from the Maine Association for Search and Rescue and Maine Search and Rescue Dogs.
Original Story, 8:15 a.m.
Knox County Sheriff deputies, Maine Game Wardens, first responders and volunteers are actively searching for Robert “Bob” Conrad, 81, in the town of St. George.
Conrad was last seen walking east behind his residence off Wallston Road at approximately 4 p.m., Wednesday, September 23.
Conrad suffers from dementia and is hard of hearing.
Mr. Conrad is 6-feet, 2 inches tall, 160 pounds., with blue eyes and white hair. Mr. Conrad last seen wearing black sweat pants, dark blue jacket, brown or beige ball cap, and LL Bean Duck Boots.
Those who have any information that could help in this search are being asked to call Public Safety dispatch in Augusta at (207) 624-7076.