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Body of missing man found in Caroline

A missing hunter that prompted an overnight search in Caroline County this weekend passed away.

James H. Hunter, 78, of Bowling Green, had left his home Saturday around 3 p.m. to go hunting, Caroline authorities said.

His family called police around 10 p.m. when he did not return home.

An overnight search was conducted with canines, but the search was unsuccessful. A Caroline alert was sent out Sunday around 7 a.m. to the public to be on the lookout for the man, who was last seen wearing jeans and a camouflage jacket.

Around 8 a.m. Sunday, his body was found in a field.

Authorities believe he died of a health-related condition.

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