85-Year-Old Queens Man Found Dead on Long Island After Going Missing: Police - NBC New York

85-Year-Old Queens Man Found Dead on Long Island After Going Missing: Police

Hendricks Walls, of Queens, was last seen leaving his home around 12:01 a.m. on Thursday

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    85-Year-Old Queens Man Found Dead on Long Island After Going Missing: Police
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    What to Know

    • An 85-year-old man with dementia who went missing last week has been found dead in the waters off Long Island, police and sources said

    • Hendricks Walls, of Queens, was last seen leaving his home in Jamaica around 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, the NYPD said

    • His body was found floating a mile offshore from Lindenhurst around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, police and sources said

    An 85-year-old man with dementia who went missing last week has been found dead in the waters off Long Island, police and sources said. 

    Hendricks Walls was last seen leaving his home in Jamaica, Queens around 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, the NYPD said.

    His body was found floating a mile offshore from Lindenhurst around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, police and sources said. 

    Sources said Walls had dementia, and added that his death does not appear to be criminal at this time. 

    Police didn't immediately say how he died.

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