DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police say elderly man who disappeared on his way home from a doctor’s appointment has been found.

eddie king jr missing Elderly Detroit Man Who Disappeared After Doctors Appointment Home Safe

Eddie King, Jr. was reported missing in Detroit on Aug. 31 2017 (police handout)

Eddie King Jr. went missing on Aug. 31 around 2:15 p.m.– having last been seen at Henry Ford Hospital, on W. Grand Boulevard off the Lodge Freeway. Police said the 76-year-old, who suffers from dementia, went to a doctor’s appointment and never returned home.

Police over the holiday weekend announced that King had returned safely home on Friday, Sept. 1 at 5:45 p.m.

Police did not say where he’d been but said he’s OK.


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