Police search for missing 82-year-old man with Alzheimer’s

09/28/2012 1:21 PM

09/28/2012 1:22 PM

Police are looking for an missing 82-year-old man who has Alzheimer’s disease.

Elijah Smith was reported missing by a daughter who couldn’t contact him and went to check on him at his house in the 1500 block of North Erie on Thursday, Lt. Steve Kenney said. He is a black man about 5 feet, 3 inches and 110 pounds.

Authorities were notified at about 9 p.m. Thursday.

Editor's Choice Videos

Join the Discussion

The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service