ELDERLY MAN FOUND
- BSO Case Number: LL02-05-01991 (UPDATED)
- PIO Number: 02-5-44
- Date: May 21, 2002
- Time: 1242
- Place of Occurrence: Near the intersection of Andrews Avenue & Sunrise Boulevard
- Asley Nathaniel Thompson, 82, 4/29/20, male, Jamaica
Description of Incident:
A missing elderly man, who wandered off from a Lauderdale Lakes apartment late Monday night, has been found unharmed.
Eighty-two year old Asley Thompson was located by officers from Fort Lauderdale PD, who saw him wandering around near the intersection of Andrews Avenue and Sunrise Boulevard, just before 1 p.m. today. Thompson, who has been reunited with his family, could not remember how he got to Fort Lauderdale.
Thompson’s wife, Louise Thompson, reported him missing shortly before midnight on Monday. Louise told detectives Asley, who is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, had become lost and disoriented on previous occasions while living in Jamaica. The two recently arrived in south Florida to visit relatives.
- INVESTIGATORS: Missing Persons Det. J. Castelli, CI
- THIS REPORT BY: Veda Coleman-Wright/PIO