SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. - A sad update on the search for a missing man from Sun City West. The family of 72-year-old Edward Powers confirms to FOX 10 he was found dead on Friday.
Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies removed a body from a lake near 135th Avenue and Deer Valley Road which is believed to be Mr. Powers.
Powers went missing on Friday, December 30th at about 4:30 p.m. in the area of Grand Avenue and Loop 303 in Sun City West. His family says he suffered from dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and may have become disoriented after going to get the mail.
This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 10 News for updates.
NOW: MCSO preparing to remove a body from a lake near 134th Ave and Deer Valley Rd. Unknown if related to recent silver alert. pic.twitter.com/1NkY1apdKZ— jonathan roy (@JRFox10) January 6, 2017
I will be en-route to the area of 135th Ave / Deer Valley Drive in reference to the found body investigation by MCSO detectives.— @SgtJEnriquez (@SgtJEnriquez) January 6, 2017
MCSO Det. investigating a found body in the area of 135th Ave Deer Valley Drive. Circumstances unknown and currently under investigation.— @SgtJEnriquez (@SgtJEnriquez) January 6, 2017
MCSO is looking for the Public's help on the search for 72 year old Silver Alert, Edward Patrick Powers. Answers to "Pat", please call MCSO pic.twitter.com/OD5yB264PK— @SgtJEnriquez (@SgtJEnriquez) January 2, 2017