Missing North Kingstown man found dead in East Greenwich

North Kingstown police shared this photo of Russell Greene.

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) — North Kingstown police said a missing 86-year-old man was found dead after an extensive overnight search.

Police said Russell Greene, whos’ from North Kingstown, went missing from an Essex Road home just before 12 a.m. Thursday.

Capt. John Urban said he was found on the side of the road unconscious shortly after 6 a.m. by an East Greenwich resident on Spring Street.

This is an image of Spring Street in East Greenwich. (WLNE)

East Greenwich firefighters attempted to revive Greene, but police said those efforts failed.

“We are terribly sorry for this outcome and would like to express our condolences to Mrs. Greene and the entire Greene family,” said Urban.

Police said the circumstances of his death are not considered suspicious.

Urban said they initially sent an alert to residents electronically asking for their help because Greene had dementia.

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