UPDATE: Man missing from Lima nursing home found

LIMA — The Allen County Sheriff’s Office is alerting the public that a man missing since Friday from a Lima retirement center has been found alive.

According to a release by Lt. Gary Hook, Henry Brown, 85, was found at approximately 9:30 p.m. Saturday by deputies in a dense wooded area a quarter mile away from the Liberty Retirement Center, from which he went missing more than 24 hours earlier.

Brown was transported by the American Township Fire Department to Mercy Health-St. Rita’s for medical treatment, according to the release. No word on Brown’s condition was given.

Hook included a note of gratitude to the public for “being vigilant and assisting with this search.”


LIMA — The Allen County Sheriff’s Office wants the public’s help in finding a missing man.

According to a news release, on May 25, 2018, between 2:30 p.m. and 8:13 p.m., 85-year-old Henry Brown left the Liberty Retirement Center at 2440 Baton Rouge Ave., Lima. Mr. Brown was last seen on an electric power scooter traveling south on Baton Rouge Avenue wearing a red hat, dark red sweatshirt, and dark pants.

Brown is permitted to regularly leave the facility on his own, the release said, but this is the first time he has not returned.

Brown is described as having an amputated right leg below the knee and speaking with a slur. He also has special dietary precautions and special needs, making locating him quickly even more important, according to the release. Anyone with knowledge of Brown’s whereabouts can contact the Allen County Sheriff’s Office at 419-227-3535.


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