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Missing man with dementia found dead near gas station in Nimishillen Township

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Posted at 8:51 PM, Apr 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-17 20:51:05-04

The Stark County Sheriff's office is investigating after a body was found outside of a gas station in Nimishillen Township Tuesday afternoon.

Deputies were called to the Marathon Gas Station at 5085 Louisville Street at about 4:10 p.m. when a passerby spotted the body near a storage building. When deputies arrived, they found Mark Billiter, 56, who had been reported missing from the Glenwood Care and Rehabilitation Center at about 11:23 a.m. Monday morning.

Billiter had several health conditions, including dementia, and had been a resident of the rehabilitation facility in Canton.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Stark County Sheriff's Office at 330-430-3800.