Missing legally blind man with dementia returns home safely

Posted at 8:12 PM, Mar 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-04 20:13:01-05

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk Police say a missing man who is legally blind and has dementia has returned home safely.

Detectives began looking for Marvin W. James, 71, after he was last seen around midnight on Friday, March 3, while walking out of the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital emergency room.

Police were concerned since James is legally blind and is need of medication.

James returned to his home Sunday evening and has been safely reunited with his family.