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State Police continue search for Averill man

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AVERILL, Vt. -

The Vermont State Police are seeking help in finding a missing Averill man.

Seventy-four-year-old Ronald Labonte was last seen Thursday, a few hours before a fire broke out at his home.

State Police are looking into whether the fire was intentionally set.

Labonte's family is worried, because he suffers from a terminal illness. The family says he might commit suicide because of it.

Police located his pickup truck Saturday in the woods across from his home. However, they still have not found Labonte. Family members say Labonte may be carrying a gun.

State Police are continuing their search today with a rescue team. If anyone has any information rregarding this case you are urged to call the Vermont State Police.

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