Missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s found dead near Hurst

Missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s found dead near Hurst

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL — The body of a missing elderly man from Bush was found Sunday morning. The coroner’s office in Williamson County says 72-year-old Roger Cheatham was found by a drone assisting in the search not far from Hurst.

Cheatham was reported missing Thursday after walking away from his home on South 6th Street. He was last seen walking west on Cypress Street and Route 149 in Bush Thursday afternoon according to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office. Officials say Cheatham suffered from Alzheimer’s.

An autopsy to find the cause of Cheatham’s death is pending. Officials say no foul play is suspected at this time.

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