Body Found In Lewes Believed To Be That Of 55-Year-Old Missing Man

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Lewes – An August 20, 2017 Facebook post by the daughter of Dax R. Norman alerted her family and friends that her father was missing from his Lewes home. The post said that Norman had gone missing on Friday August 18 at around 7:00 am.

Local police have been searching the town and nearby parks without any leads, the post read. Officials issued a Gold Alert and the family asked anyone with information to contact them or the police.

As part of their investigation, police searched a wooded areas near the Lewes Dog Park, near the intersection of New Road and Park Drive. On August 20 a man’s body was found dead near the dog park.

Police have not confirmed that the body is that of the 55-year-old Norman but it’s believe that his daughter is sure it’s her father.

The Division of Forensic Science has taken custody of the body. The official cause of death is pending an autopsy but police do not suspect foul play.

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