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Missing elderly Tucson man found dead in California

Missing elderly Tucson man found dead in California

CREATED May 7, 2012

Web Producer: Ina Ronquillo

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Arthur Hartung, 77, reported missing in April, was found deceased in California. Police do not suspect foul play in his death.

According to Sgt. Maria Hawke, on May 6, police were notified that personnel from the Search and Rescue Division of the Imperial County Sheriff's Office located Hartung deceased.  He was found near where his vehicle that had been located by Border Patrol Agents on April 29.

Back on the morning of  April 18, officers responded to a residence in the 4200 Block of North Limberlost Circle in response to a report of a missing male.  Hartung's wife has told officers her husband had been missing since April 17.

Hartung suffered from dementia and got confused from time to time.  He was without his medication for other medical conditions.