88-year-old man missing in West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - UPDATE: Police say Washington's body was found in a canal in West Palm Beach. They do not suspect foul play.


West Palm Beach police released a statement overnight that an 88-year-old diabetic man with dementia is missing.

The missing person, Rufus Washington Jr., was last seen Wednesday night at about 11:30 p.m. in the 500 block of South Mangonia Circle. 

Washington is 5 feet 8 inches and 180 pounds with black, thinning hair and wears glasses. 

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, black shoes and an unknown color shirt. 

If located, please contact your local law enforcement agency.

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