Missing Kona man found, reported in stable condition 10-13-04

HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
KONA CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION
LIEUTENANT PAUL KEALOHA
PHONE: 326-4646, EXT. 266
OCTOBER 13, 2004
I-08016

MEDIA RELEASE UPDATE

An 87-year-old man who had been missing from his Kailua-Kona home for a week was found Tuesday afternoon (October 12, 2004) alive and conscious.

The missing man, Anthony T. Miyose, apparently wandered away from his residence on Wednesday (October 6, 2004). Family members found him about 5:30 p.m. the following Tuesday lying on rocks under a mango tree on property next to his residence on upper Hualalai Road.

Miyose, who suffers from dementia, was taken to the Kona Community Hospital for evaluation and was reported to be in stable condition. He was admitted to the Medical Surgical Unit for further observation.

During his disappearance, police, fire, Civil Defense and members of the general public joined in the search for the missing man.

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