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Missing man found dead

A sad end to the search for an elderly man who has been missing for two weeks.

The badly decomposed body believed to be Leroy Forde, 83, of Sebago Drive, Hopewell, Christ Church, and a resident of the Cyreline Senior Citizens Home, 1st Avenue, Accommodation Road, Spooners Hill, St. Michael was found this afternoon.

A statement just released by police said the body was discovered about 1.45 pm “at the back of a business located on Spooners Hill, St. Michael, by an employee of that business.”

“Initial feedback from the family who visited the scene suggests that the body is that of missing man Leroy Forde,” the statement said.

Investigations are continuing and a post mortem is expected to be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Forde went missing on November 9.

11 Responses to Missing man found dead

  1. Nikki Brown
    Nikki Brown November 24, 2013 at 6:23 pm


  2. Marva Lashley-Todd
    Marva Lashley-Todd November 24, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    they should have searched the area ever since. Popular is not far from the Home

  3. Mhizz Joan Moore
    Mhizz Joan Moore November 24, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    What I want to know is how them caretakers letting these people walk out the place so, other than that may he R.I.P.

  4. Lorraine Turner Wilson
    Lorraine Turner Wilson November 24, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    Why are ppl liking this status. How very bizarre. !!

  5. Lorraine Turner Wilson
    Lorraine Turner Wilson November 24, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    So sad.

  6. Isis Amor
    Isis Amor November 24, 2013 at 6:45 pm

    Fordie was very pleasant and humble…wonderful old man…it is just sooooo sad that he died in a state such as this…May he Rest In Peace

  7. Conchita Moseley
    Conchita Moseley November 24, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    r i P

  8. Charm clarke November 24, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    Those elderly folks should always have someone keeping they eye on them. But sometime the home don’t have enough to handle the amount of patients,Sad.

  9. A.C November 24, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    Can they legally stop them from leaving?

  10. Sharon Woolley
    Sharon Woolley November 25, 2013 at 3:12 am

    So sad, this home needs a thorough investigation, all care homes should have a keypad exit where no resident can make their own way out on their own for their own safety

  11. J Acqueline Kim
    J Acqueline Kim November 25, 2013 at 10:00 am

    Very sad indeed. How is it that it was not noticed that he left the place or was allowed to leave and how come no one on the street found him looking a bit out of sorts?


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