Indiana man found dead on Christmas Day

By The Associated Press

SOUTH BEND — A 59-year-old homeless man was found in South Bend and pronounced dead a day before his birthday on Christmas, according to authorities.

Robert Minnes, who would have been 60 on Friday, had been reportedly missing for two weeks, according to WNDU-TV.

He was well known to locals and found by a store clerk covered with blankets at an abandoned convenient store.

Authorities have previously said he had medical issues and had trouble walking.

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