Vero Beach Police Searching for Missing 74-Year-Old Man

VERO BEACH – Police are currently searching for a man with Alzheimer’s disease in Vero Beach.

Jennings Humphrey, 74, who was last seen about 3:30 a.m. in the area of 25th Avenue and 16th Street.

Vero Beach Police received a call at around 9:00 a.m. about Humphrey’s disappearance.

Police spokeswoman Officer Megan Dewitt said Humphrey was thought to be on foot.

“He just wandered away from home,” Dewitt told Sebastian Daily.

The Indian River’s Sheriff’s Office is also helping with the search by utilizing its helicopter.

Humphrey is deceived as a white man, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. He has blue eyes, gray hair and a gray beard.

He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, light-colored carpenter jeans and black tennis shoes.

If located, call the Vero Beach Police Department at 772-978-4600.

UPDATE: Jennings Humphrey has been found safe.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.