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Missing 91-year-old man found dead in Orange County

April 29, 2019 GMT

A 91-year-old man with dementia was found dead Monday after he went missing in Orange County last week, authorities said.

According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, a Silver Alert was issued Friday for Nathaniel Brookins, who wandered out of an Orange County home along Lawrence Road around 4 p.m.

Brookins, who was in the early stages of dementia and has other medical conditions, was a resident of Mississippi and was staying at the home, an Airbnb, with his daughter and grandson.

According to authorities, a man matching his description was found in a field off Lawrence Road.

An investigation is ongoing to determine his cause of death.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Keith Goodwin 919-245-2900.