Missing 88-year-old Orlando man found safe

Gesner Joseph in good health, deputies say

Gesner Joseph.
Gesner Joseph.

ORLANDO, Fla.UPDATE: The Orange County Sheriff's Office said Gesner Joseph has been found safe.


Orange County sheriff's officials continue to search for a missing 88-year-old man.

Deputies said Gesner Joseph was last seen around 9 p.m. Sunday on Fred Street in Orlando.

"There is concern for his well-being as Joseph suffers from Alzheimers," deputies said in a news release.

Joseph, who speaks Creole, was last seen wearing a black and white shirt and gray pants.

Joseph is described as a black man, about 5 feet, 5 inches tall and 130 pounds. He's bald and has brown eyes.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s Office at 407-836-HELP.

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