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Missing Naugatuck man found dead at a hotel

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Frederick Christiansen. (Naugatuck police photo) Frederick Christiansen. (Naugatuck police photo)
NAUGATUCK, CT (WFSB) -

The search for a missing elderly man in Naugatuck came to a tragic end after police said he was found dead in a local hotel.

Frederick Christiansen, 91, was reported missing on Monday.

Police said he was last seen by his family around 5:30 a.m. at their home in Naugatuck.

The family was reportedly concerned about his well-being because he left a note indicating that he might hurt himself.

They said he might have tried heading to West Haven or Danbury in a Honda Civic.

The circumstances of Christiansen's death are being investigated by detectives.

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