01-31-2010, 03:54 PM #1
MI - William Bracken, 80, Highland Park, 25 Nov 2009
Posted: Jan. 7, 2010
Your help is sought in finding missing man
BY CECIL ANGEL
FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER
Highland Park police are asking for the public's help in locating an 80-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease who has been missing since Nov. 25.
William Bracken of Highland Park, who responds to Bill or Sonny, was last seen in Highland Park on a southbound Woodward Avenue SMART bus, his daughter Geneva Williams said Wednesday.
He left his home in the 200 block of Pilgrim between 4-5 p.m. Nov. 25 while his wife was grocery shopping for Thanksgiving dinner. Bracken is 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs about 120 pounds.
He last was seen wearing a cream and olive striped sweater, tan pants and black shoes, his daughter said.
Anyone with information about him can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-2587 (800-SPEAKUP).
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05-07-2011, 03:14 PM #2
Families of missing people in Michigan to honor loved ones at Ford Field event
12:46 AM, May. 3, 2011
BY GINA DAMRON
DETROIT FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER
It was the day before Thanksgiving 2009 when Mamie Watkins got the call: Her elderly brother had gone missing.
05-09-2011, 11:47 PM #3Former Member
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The first annual Missing in Michigan Event was held on May 7th, 2011 at Ford Field in Detroit, MI. The slideshow was made to commemorate the families of the missing that attended the event.
William is included.
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06-06-2011, 07:18 PM #4
12-17-2011, 08:57 PM #5Former Member
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09-06-2013, 06:01 AM #6
Morgue steps up efforts to ID missing through DNA testing
September 6, 2013
For years, they wondered where he had gone after he went missing from his Highland Park home before Thanksgiving in 2009. Last month, his family finally got an answer: His remains were at the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Rest in Peace Mr. Bracken.
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