ORLANDO, Fla. — The grandfather of a slain Florida toddler is in a hospital after he was reported missing and sparked concerned that he might be suicidal.
Police spokesman Jimmie Flynt said George Anthony was found at a Daytona Beach motel early Friday morning with a note that indicated suicidal thoughts. He was then taken to Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach, where spokeswoman Salina Wang said he would be admitted after being observed. Anthony was in stable condition.
Flynt said investigators found Anthony by locating signals from his cell phone and a description of his car.
George Anthony's daughter, Casey Anthony, has been charged with killing her toddler, Caylee. The child wasn't reported missing for nearly a month after she vanished.
Casey Anthony, who has claimed that a baby sitter kidnapped Caylee, was notified of her father's condition on Friday morning.