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Missing 81-Year-Old East Windsor Man Found Dead

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New Jersey State Police found the body of the 81-year-old East Windsor man on Saturday who was reported missing by his family.

The body of Phillips Brooks was found at about 1:30 p.m. in a wooded area in Washington Township in Burlington County. The body was two miles away from his red Subaru, which was found on a fire road off of Route 542. Foul play is not suspected. An  autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Brooks, who lived in the Meadow Lakes Retirement Community on Etra Road,  suffered from dementia. He was last seen driving away from his home the morning of April 4.

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

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