Marion County deputies searching for missing elderly man with dementia

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help locate a missing and endangered adult.

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According to deputies, 72-year-old Jerome Eerico Mego left a home in the 9200 block of SW 60th Terrace Road in Ocala, on foot.

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Deputies said Mego has dementia and can easily become lost.

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Mego is believed to be wearing light-colored shorts, a dark grey T-shirt, and brown Merrell brand shoes.

If you have any information on Jerome’s whereabouts, please call 911.

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