Niagara Regional Police was contacted Thursday by Waterloo Regional Police to advise them that Kenneth MacDonald had been located.
MacDonald was located in Kitchener.
He is safe and well.
Niagara Regional Police said they would like to thank the public and the media for their help in trying to locate MacDonald.
Niagara police said MacDonald went missing from Greater Niagara General Hospital in Niagara Falls, Tuesday.
They said MacDonald was a patient at GNGH when he left the hospital around 4:30 p.m.
His family was concerned for his welfare and his ability to care for himself.
The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) are continuing their efforts to locate missing person Kenneth James MacDonald (AKA “Ken”). Detectives from the 2 District Niagara Falls office of the NRPS have learned that on May 2, 2017, at approximately 4:30 PM, MacDonald was a patient at the Greater Niagara General Hospital in the area of Kitchener Street and Portage Road in Niagara Falls.
MacDonald left the hospital while under medical care. MacDonald’s medical conditions have left him with a decreased ability to speak and a decrease in his cognitive abilities. He is physically able.
MacDonald was believed to have been on foot and is not familiar with the Niagara Falls area.
MacDonald’s family is concerned for his welfare and his ability to care for himself.
MacDonald’s current location remains unknown; however, he has in the past expressed a desire to go to the Kitchener-Waterloo area. The NRPS is asking the local community to remain vigilant in the efforts to assist in locating MacDonald.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service at 905-688-4111 at extension 2200 referencing Incident #17-36927.
Updated photos and missing person poster attached.
The clothing and shoes seen in photos 2 and 3 are what MacDonald was last seen wearing.
Original Release May 2, 2017
The Niagara Regional Police Service, 2 District Detective Office, is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 71-year-old male identified as Kenneth James MACDONALD.
MACDONALD was visiting Niagara Falls on May 2, 2017, when he became separated from family at approximately 4:30 pm in the area of Kitchener Street. Investigators are concerned for the wellbeing of MACDONALD due to recent health concerns. He is not familiar with the area.
MACDONALD is described as 5’7 weighing 170 lbs with grey short hair and glasses. MACDONALD was last seen wearing blue running shoes with white trim, blue casual pants, and a navy blue polo jacket with a maroon coloured shirt underneath.
Persons who believe they have had contact with MACDONALD are requested to contact Niagara Regional Police at 905-688-4111 X2200 referencing Incident #17-36927.