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    MS - Richard Smith, 67, Meridian, 26 Oct 2007

    http://www.meridianstar.com/local/lo...308010902.html

    November 04, 2007

    Contrary to some public misconception, the search for a Meridian man missing since Oct. 26 is still ongoing.

    Richard Smith, 67, is now the subject of an investigation by detectives with the Meridian Police Department.

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    Family members have been calling hospitals as far south as Mobile in an attempt to find their dad who suffers from a very serious heart condition.

    more at link; no pic at link

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    Searching landfill

    http://www.wtok.com/news/headlines/11095661.html

    7 Nov 07

    Area law enforcement shifted their search of a missing Meridian man Wednesday afternoon.

    The Lauderdale Emergency Management Agency, along with Meridian police and Lauderdale County sheriff's deputies began searching the Pine Ridge Landfill for Richard Smith.

    The approximately 5,000-square-foot section being searched is an area where dumpsters from Dr. Brock Road were emptied last week.

    more at link

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    http://www.meridianstar.com/local/lo...313011847.html

    9 Nov 07

    As it turns out no body was discovered. No new clues were unearthed as well leaving the investigation in a static state.

    more at link

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    Possibly found deceased

    http://www.wapt.com/news/14702240/detail.html

    27 Nov 07

    Authorities in Lauderdale County are awaiting autopsy results to determine the identity of a body found over the weekend.


    Chief Sheriff's Deputy Ward Calhoun said the body, "based on clothing," is believed to be that of Richard Smith, who has been missing for a month.


    Calhoun said friends and Smith family members found the body Saturday in a wooded area about 150 yards off a county road near Mississippi 145.

    more at link

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    Found deceased

    Here is part of his obituary from

    http://www.legacy.com/meridianstar/O...=SearchResults

    Richard Wayne Smith A memorial service for Richard Wayne Smith will be held today at 6:30 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Tracy Marrs and Jim Rickles officiating. Mr. Smith, 66,of Meridian, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and was generous and a helpful neighbor in his community.



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