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July 30, 2013

Man found dead on Appalachian Trailin rural NH town

WARREN, N.H. (AP) — Officials are investigating the death of a man who was found dead in his tent along the Appalachian Trail.

New Hampshire State Police say two hikers reported finding an unresponsive man in the town of Warren about 8:30 a.m. yesterday.

When police arrived, they found 54-year-old Robert Accola of Raleigh, N.C., dead in his tent.

Police say he appears to have died of natural causes and that his death is not considered suspicious.

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