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03/24/08 - Tyler

Police Locate Missing Disabled Man Dead Behind Food Fast

On Monday around 1:30 am, police responded to a report of a missing disabled man, named Salman E. Shaikh, 19. The parents of Shaikh said he had been missing since around 6:00 pm Saturday night.

Officers had searched around Rose Rudman Park and other areas the man was known to travel, but hadn't been able to locate him.

Then, around 7:00 am on Monday, officers were called out to the Food Fast located at Kensington and Troup Highway. Shaikh was found behind the store in his wheelchair, deceased. Investigators were at the scene, but didn't see any signs of foul play.

The body is being sent to Southeast Forensics in Tyler for an autopsy.

Cathryn Khalil, reporting. ckhalil@kltv.com

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