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Friday, January 12, 2018 6:22 pm

Missing Valparaiso man found dead

The Journal Gazette

Police tonight canceled a Silver Alert for a missing Valparaiso man who was found dead Thursday.

Donald Gildersleeve, 59, was reported missing the afternoon of Dec. 30 in Valparaiso.

A body was reported found Thursday morning lying on the ground near an intersection behind a bank and elementary school in Valparaiso, The Times of Northwest Indiana reported.

Gildersleeve was identified by identification in his possession, the newspaper said, and the Porter County coroner's office said Friday after an autopsy that he had died from natural heart-related causes.