Missing Augusta man found

65-year-old with dementia walked off near Atlanta airport

Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011 7:06 AM
Last updated 6:17 PM
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HAPEVILLE, Ga. -- A 65-year-old Augusta man who wandered away from a vehicle impound lot in Clayton County Saturday afternoon has been found, police said today.

Eric Gus Zahl and his family were at Sosebee Wrecker Service in Hapeville picking up his car when he walked away, police told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Zahl's wife said that her husband -- who has been diagnosed with dementia -- walked away when she was inside the office at Sosebee taking care of paperwork to get the car released.

The incident happened around 1 p.m. at 3961 Old Dixie Highway.

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soldout 02/27/11 - 05:49 pm
Some of these dementia

Some of these dementia problems are caused by cholesterol levels being too low (below 200). Add to that dehydration and non-absorbtion of vit F and the brain is in real trouble.

exmedic 02/27/11 - 08:00 pm
So, They were there to get

So, They were there to get his car..Hmmmm, may want to rethink that one

Einstein 02/28/11 - 12:45 am
Well, he's probably been

Well, he's probably been looking for his car for quite awhile now, don't you think?

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