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Date: September 5, 2013

PIO:  13-9-8

(UPDATE: Murphy was located just before 7:30 p.m. near Camino Real & Federal Highway.  He said he got tired of waiting for his friend and decided to walk home.)

Broward Sheriff's Office investigators are asking for the public's help locating a man with dementia who went missing Thursday afternoon.

Edwards Murphy, 69, was last seen near the L.A. Fitness at 1000 E. Hillsboro Blvd. in Deerfield Beach around 4:30 p.m. September 5.  He lives at 360 Lake Francis Drive in West Palm Beach but had travelled to Deerfield Beach with a friend.  Murphy was waiting in the car while his friend ran an errand.  When the friend returned, Murphy was nowhere to be found.

Edwards Murphy is a white male, about 5'9" tall and weighs approximately 220 lbs.  He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, long, blue shorts and possibly a tan-colored baseball cap.  

Anyone with information on Murphy's whereabouts is asked to contact the BSO Duty Officer at 954-765-4321.

Posted At: 09/05/2013 07:27 PM

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