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Missing man Thomas Thompson found dead 500 metres from his Bright home

The body of missing Bright man Thomas Alex Thompson was found by searchers late Wednesday morning.

A Victoria Police spokesperson said the 86-year-old’s body was found about 500 metres east of his Iarias Lane home in the forest.

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The Border Mail have reported Thomas was known to be a keen bush walker and often took walks in bushland around his property.

Police believe the death is not suspicious, although the exact cause of death is not known and a report will be prepared for the coroner