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***Update at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Missing Man is Located*** Deputies Seek Public’s Assistance To Locate Missing And Endangered Elderly Indian Rocks Beach Man

Release Number: 11-240

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau

Marcus E. Lemacks (Missing and Endangered)
DOB: 07/21/1938
Address: 1011 Gulf Boulevard, Unit 3, Indian Rocks Beach

Last seen wearing: a dark blue polo-type shirt, blue jeans and blue and white tennis shoes with U.S. Tennis Association on them.

What: Deputies are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing and endangered elderly man. Mr. Lemacks is considered endangered as he has dementia and does not have his necessary medications with him.

Where: Mr. Lemacks was last seen at the trolley stop at 11th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard in Indian Rocks Beach.

When: 73-year-old Marcus E. Lemacks was last seen at about 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 when he left his home to go to the bank.

How/Why:
***Update Begins at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2011***
Deputies have advised that Marcus E. Lemacks has been located at a local hospital.

According to deputies, Mr. Lemacks left to go to the bank and became ill while in the area of 184th and Gulf Boulevard in Redington Shores. A citizen called 911 and Lemacks was transported by ambulance to Largo Medical for treatment. His daughter was able to locate him there after calling local hospitals. He remains hospitalized and under observation at this time.

***End of update

Deputies are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing and endangered elderly man.

According to deputies, 73-year-old Marcus E. Lemacks left his home at about 10:45 on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 to go to the bank. Deputies say Mr. Lemacks was last seen waiting at the trolley stop at 11th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard in Indian Rocks Beach, which is just across the street from where he lives.

His daughter reported him missing after several hours passed and he did not return home. Deputies say he never made it to the bank.

Mr. Lemacks was last seen wearing: a dark blue polo-type shirt, blue jeans and blue and white tennis shoes with U.S. Tennis Association on them.

A photo of Mr. Lemacks is attached.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Marcus Lemacks is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 727-582-6200 or their local law enforcement.

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