Thursday, March 04, 2010
Missing Hendry Man Sought
Have You Seen This Man?
LABELLE, FL. -- Hendry County Deputies were called this morning to the residence of 3059 W. Briarwood in LaBelle to help in locating a missing person, 85 year old Ernest J. Forde.
Deputies spoke with Mr. Forde�s son, Ernest J. Forde Jr, who reported his father missing. The son stated that he had last seen his father, Wednesday night at about 10 pm. On Thursday morning at about 9 am, when checking on his father, he found him missing.
Ernest Forde, Sr., is approximate 5'10'' and weighs about 130 lbs. He was last seen wearing a khaki colored shirt, blue jeans, and black tennis shoes. Ernest Forde, Jr. told law enforcement that it has been confirmed by doctor's that Forde, Sr. is suffering from Alzheimer's.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Hendry County Sheriff�s Office at 863-674-5600.