August 20, 2019
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Missing South Portland man found dead

Courtesy of the South Portland Police Department
Courtesy of the South Portland Police Department
South Portland police are asking for the public's help in locating 69-year-old Carlos Ordonez, who has been missing since Tuesday.

South Portland police, who earlier on Saturday asked for the public’s help in locating a local man last seen Tuesday, said he was found dead late in the day Saturday.

The police discontinued a Silver Alert after Carlos Ordonez, 69, was found dead along the banks of the Fore River in South Portland.

A man walking his dog in woods near the river found his body at about 5 p.m.

Police said Ordonez had shot himself.

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