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Man with dementia missing for nearly 2 weeks found dead

Posted at 6:26 PM, Dec 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-19 18:34:12-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- A man with dementia missing for nearly two weeks was found dead Saturday, according to Richmond Police.

Officials said officers found 63-year-old David Yeatts deceased in the 1700 block of German School Road.

"No foul play is suspected," officers said. "The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death."

Detectives had asked for the public’s help finding Yeatts, who was last seen leaving Chippenham Hospital the evening of Sunday, Dec. 6.

Officers said Yeatts had dementia and difficulty seeing long distances.

Anyone with information that could help police is asked to call Detective Sergeant M. Mocello at 804- 814-4233 or contact Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.