Missing Elderly Man Tracked Down in East Lyme

When 79 year old Raymond Hayden failed to return in an hour from his routine walk Friday morning,his wife began searching for him. After searching without success throughout the afternoon she called 911 just after 3 o’clock.State Troopers launched an extensive search.

Trooper First Class David Hayes and State Police K-9 “Scout” tracked for about a mile and a half , crossing severl streets and yards , “Scout” then began pulling toward a wooded area and Hayden was found.
Hayden had become disoriented and wandered into the woods.He walks with a cane and fell and could not get back up on his own.

Hayden was in good condition, but was taken to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London to be examined.


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