MESA - Maricopa County Sheriff's say a 73-year-old heart patient who had gone missing on Saturday has been found.
An MCSO spokeserson says David Valdez Lopez was last seen at 1pm on Saturday after visiting his wife at Banner Desert Hospital in Mesa on Saturday.. His daughter says he never came home on Saturday night, and has been gone for too long, which is not typical for him.
Lopez was found about 150 miles east of Tucson. Deputies say he is okay, but his car may have broken down. It's not clear why he drove there.
Lopez was scheduled to have heart surgery on Tuesday, May 10th, and his family was concerned since he had not taken his medication, which he is required to take three times a day. Lopez is expected to be reunited withi his family.