UPDATE: Mason County sheriffs find missing Shelton man with Alzheimer's

OlympianSeptember 16, 2013 

UPDATE as of 6:40 p.m.: The Sheriff's Office said Skinner was found safe at a Dairy Queen in downtown Shelton, and was being taken back to his residence by authorities.

INITIAL POST: The Mason County Sheriff's Office is seeking a missing 96-year-old Shelton man with Alzheimer's, who walked away from his Ashley Drive home Monday morning.

Frederick Skinner is not able to care for himself, is very hard of hearing and is nearsighted due to cataracts. He has been missing since about 9 a.m. Monday.

He was last seen wearing a dark blue hat with gold lettering reading "WWII WAR VETERAN," a dark blue jacket with a Cabela's logo on the front, tan pants and brown leather shoes.

Anyone who sees Skinner should immediately call 911.


Jeremy Pawloski: 360-754-5445 jpawloski@theolympian.com

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