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Missing Man with Dementia from Benton City Found Alive

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An elderly man with dementia who went missing in Benton City has been found alive. An elderly man with dementia who went missing in Benton City has been found alive.
UPDATE/BENTON CITY, WA - An elderly man with dementia who went missing in Benton City has been found alive. Kadlec Regional Medical Center says 66-year-old Jeffery DeWeber was taken to the hospital around 6:30 Friday night, after a landowner heard him yelling near the river in Benton City.

His family reported him missing after he took his two dogs for a walk on Wednesday and didn't return home to Elm Grove R-V Park. The two dogs came home on Thursday afternoon.

After he had been found Friday night, friends say his first requests were for a foot-long chili cheese dog and a cherry lime-aid from Sonic. 

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BENTON CITY, WA- On July 16th, just after 8:00 p.m., the Benton County Sheriff's Office got a call about a missing Benton City man.

Deputies say 66-year-old Jeffery J. DeWeber had not been seen or contacted since Wednesday at 4:00 pm. Deputies say DeWeber has Dementia and walked away from his residence at the Elm Grove RV Park with 2-small tan and white colored Chihuahua type dogs. 

DeWeber is described as a white male, about 6-foot tall, very thin, with grey hair and beard, possibly wearing a dirty white T-shirt, grey sweats and grey/yellow shoes. If anyone has seen or knows the location of DeWeber please contact the Benton County Sheriff's Office or Dispatch at the non-emergency number, 628-0333.


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