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UPDATED Photo-Missing Person Critical: John Matthews

by Prince Of Petworth — December 19, 2012 at 2:30 pm 4 Comments

Please continue to keep your eyes peeled for Mr. Matthews.

From MPD:

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a critical missing person identified as 88 year-old John Matthews. He was reported missing on Monday, December 10, 2012, at approximately 10:15 pm in the 1400 block of Oglethorpe Street, Northwest.

Mr. Matthews is described as a black male 5’9 inches in height, 155 pounds, with brown eyes, medium complexion, and gray hair. He was last seen wearing brown pants, a blue sweater, and maroon vest. Mr. Matthews suffers from dementia and may be in need of his medication.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Matthews is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099, the Youth Investigations Division at 202-576-6768, or 911.

  • Oh God. He’s still missing. His poor family. I hope he is found soon. I will keep an eye out.

  • Anonymous

    He looks kind of familiar in this picture, I will keep my eyes peeled and wrote down the number to call if I see him.

  • Anonymous

    I’ve been seeing this notice at bus shelters and whatnot for a few days…really hoped he’d been found promptly and people just hadn’t gotten around to taking down the flyers yet. My grandmother is around the same age and also suffers from dementia (she’s in a nursing home, otherwise she would definitely wander). It’s a sad and scary condition, and my heart goes out to Mr. Matthews’ family for the stress and worry they’re feeling. I’m not religious, but I’ll say the atheist equivalent of a prayer–and also keep my eyes out.

  • Kali

    We have a picture of him in our hotel Hotel Monaco, I work front desk, I will keep my eyes peeled. Very sad I have him and his family in my prayers! I hope he is safe, sorry for your family’s suffering at this time.


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