Update: Missing Portsmouth man found in West Virginia

Posted at 8:48 PM, Aug 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-03 15:12:10-04

Portsmouth, Va. – Police say they were notified early Saturday morning by the Weston, West Virginia Police Department that Casey was found by citizens wandering in a Weston McDonald’s parking lot.

The citizens, unaware that he was missing, called police.

Casey was transported to a hospital to be examined, then reunited with his family.

Police say 88-year-old Robert Earle Casey was reported missing from the 4500 block of South Street in Portsmouth on Thursday.

Casey’s son told police that he left for work around 6:30 a.m. Thursday morning and when he returned later in the day his father wasn’t there.

Detectives say he suffers from medical conditions to include memory loss and confusion.

Casey drives a 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis and the family told police that he had been talking about going to West Virginia.