Missing elderly Tucson man found dead

2013-06-28T16:41:00Z 2013-06-28T18:31:17Z Missing elderly Tucson man found deadCarmen Duarte Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
June 28, 2013 4:41 pm  • 

A missing elderly man was found dead Friday morning near West Miracle Mile and Interstate 10.

The man was identified as Donald Johns, 84, who lived in the 3500 block of North Freeway, and was reported missing by his family June 21, police said.

Johns left his home for a short walk, and did not return. His family told police that he suffered from short-term memory loss because of a medical condition.

A person called 911 Friday morning to report that they had come across the body of a dead man near Miracle Mile and I-10, police said.

The body appeared to have been there for a few days, said police.

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