BREAKING – Missing Man’s Body Found By Police

UPDATED: 11:48 a.m. Monday. Updated at 12:20 p.m. to correct age. Last updated at 2:50 p.m. with press release from Framingham Police.

Police have found the body of David Baldwin, 63, who went missing last night.


PRESS RELEASE: On Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 at 9:20 p.m., Family members notified the Framingham Police Dept of a missing person, Mr David Baldwin, aged 63 who was reported to be suffering from dementia, Mr Baldwin was reported last seen in the Maple st/Main st area of Framingham around 7:20 p.m.that evening. Framingham Officers began a search of the area along with additional resources including a Natick Police K-9 Unit as well as the Massachusetts State Police air wing. Attempts were also made to locate the victim through his cellphone as well as posting an alert on the police depts. Social media page.  An attempt to locate community wide broadcast was also sent out at 8:30 a.m.on Mon, Jan 16. 2017

This morning, at approx. 11:00 AM, a Framingham Police Officer involved in the search located a man’s body, later identified as Mr Baldwin in a wooded area behind a Union ave business about ¼ mile from the location that he was reported missing. Framingham Police as well as Mass State Police, Middlesex County DAs office and the Medical Examiner’s Office are involved in the investigation and a cause of death has not yet been determined. Mr Baldwins next of kin have been notified.

Framingham’s Board of Selectmen and Town Manager Robert Halpin wish to express their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr Baldwin.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact Framingham Police or Middlesex County DA’s Office.


Originally published at midnight. Updated with photo.


FRAMINGHAM – Police are searching for a man with dementia. Missing is David W. Baldwin, 53 years old.

He is 5-feet, 7-inches and 155-pounds.

He is wearing blue/gray jacket, dark navy pants, and black shoes.

He was last seen near St. Andrews Church on Main Street about 7:15 p.m. on Sunday.

According to Framingham Police, he is “suffering from early onset dementia.”

Scanner has a helicopter called in to help with the search, which began Sunday night.

Framingham Police published the search for him Sunday night after 10. A reverse 9-1-1 was issued to residents Monday morning.


Photo courtesy of Framingham Police

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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