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UPDATE: Mr. Dye Has Been Located (Photo) - 04/01/20

Mr. Dye has been located and is home safe.

Missing Persons Detectives would like to thank the community members who helped in the search.



The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the community's help in locating an 82-year-old man with symptoms of dementia. Walter Lee Dye was last seen using TriMet on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 9:55 a.m. near Northwest 6th Avenue and West Burnside Street. He is described as a white male, 5'11" tall and weighs approximately 135 lbs. Dye uses a walker and was last seen wearing a blue hat, tan coat, blue jeans and a backpack.

Detective Heidi Helwig is the lead investigator on this case. She can be reached at 503-823-0797 and at Heidi.Helwig@portlandoregon.gov

Information about the Missing Persons Unit can be found at: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/549803


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