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BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — Authorities searched frigid woods Tuesday for an elderly former state Supreme Court justice missing from a nursing home.

Maurice Bois, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, was reported missing from the Arbors of Bedford around 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Bois, 85, was last seen wearing only a short-sleeved shirt, pants and sneakers. Temperatures in the snow-covered woods around the home dipped into the single digits during the night.

Police and firefighters used heat-seeking cameras and search dogs, but found no sign of Bois. The search resumed around dawn Tuesday.

"This is what happens to someone else's dad," said Pam Sleeper, one of his daughters. "His health is good, but he's not even wearing a coat. The more time that passes, the less chance he has."

Bois was U.S. attorney in New Hampshire from 1954 to 1961. He served on the state Supreme Court from 1976 to 1983.