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