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Missing Alzheimer's patient found dead in Gulfport

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GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

We have a tragic update on a story we first told you about Wednesday afternoon. A missing Alzheimer's patient has been found dead in Gulfport not far from where he was last seen. 

Joseph R. Albert, 65, went missing around 7:30 Wednesday morning after going for a walk. Wednesday afternoon around 4pm, Albert's body was found in a small pond within the Prudie Circle area of Gulfport.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove said an autopsy is pending.

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