A missing Westchester man with dementia and Parkinson's disease has been found dead, his family says.
The body of 67-year-old Garry McKeon of Somers was found by tree company workers in the woods off Route 202 Thursday afternoon. Police believe he may have wandered from the route into the woods and then fell.
McKeon's family said in a Facebook post, "It is with great sadness that we let you all know that our father was found today and has passed on. We are overwhelmed by the outpouring of support of our friends, family and complete strangers that took time to pray, put up fliers and search.
From the bottom of our hearts, Thank you all."
McKeon had been last seen leaving his Mountain View Drive home early last Friday morning. The father of five required medication five times a day to stay mobile, and his family said Wednesday it was the longest period of time he'd been off his medication for that long.
They had been searching as far south as New York City, where he grew up and worked for many years.
McKeon's fourth grandchild was born just hours before his body was found, according to The Journal News.