Alzheimer's patient found dead in Bay St. Louis

BAY ST. LOUIS, MS (WLOX) - A search for a Bay St. Louis man who suffered from Alzheimer's Disease came to a tragic end Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities found the body of 81-year-old Lionel Bradley in a canal on Harrison Street, just off of Blue Meadow Road.

Family members said Bradley wandered off from his St. George Street home around 9:30 Monday night. Search dogs from Gulf Coast Search and Rescue were called in to assist in the search.

The Bay St. Louis Police and Fire Departments used four-wheelers to comb wooded areas around his house late Monday night and early Tuesday morning.

Bradley's body was located about three miles from where he lived.

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