Updated @ 6:30 p.m. — Eighty-one-year-old, James Norman Moon was found safe this evening after missing for 35 hours. Moon has dementia and wandered away from his home in St. Charles County.
Updated @ 4:30 p.m. — Police are reporting that James Moon was last spotted on Tuesday afternoon in Lincoln County, Mo. The police now have reason to believe that Moon may be trying to get to Iowa.
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) — An O’Fallon, Missouri man who suffers from dementia and is diabetic has been missing for more than 24 hours.
The family James Norman Moon says he was last seen at his home on Highway Y in St. Charles County, near O’Fallon, Mo., around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.
His relatives fear he may be disoriented and unable to find his way home, and given the high temperatures, they are concerned about him becoming overheated.
Moon has little or no money on him. Moon is on foot, but his family believes he may try to hitchhike to return to his previous home in Ste. Genevieve, Mo. He may seem confused, but should be able to provide his name.
Moon is a Caucasian male, 81-years-old, with gray hair. He is 5′ 10″ and weighs about 140 pounds. His family believes he is wearing blue jeans and a khaki colored cap.
If anyone has information about him, they should call the St. Charles County Sheriff’s Department, at 636.949.0809. If he appears to be injured in any way, they should call 911.