October 23, 2014

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UPDATE: Elyria police find missing 90-year-old man hours from home

Thomas Parker

Thomas Parker

ELYRIA – A 90-year-old man went missing in Elyria Wednesday night.

Thomas K. Parker was last seen by a family member at about 7:21 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities said the man was located in Columbus around 8 p.m. Thursday evening and that he is fine and his family was driving down to get him.

He was driving a white four-door Cadillac Seville, license plate number AWZ67ZG.

Police previously said Parker is known to spend a lot of time at Giant Eagle in Elyria and at times he becomes confused and lost.

The story was shared 105 times (as of 8:30 p.m. Thursday) on The Chronicle-Telegram Facebook page.

Parker was last seen driving this vehicle Wednesday night.

Parker was last seen driving this vehicle Wednesday night.


  • Mark Leach

    Mr Parkers(my sons grandfather) white Cadillac is a sedan deville with white top. not one like pictured above. Car is larger with wider rear roof pillars. Please keep a lookout.

  • Daphena Madaris

    I just called the police department and I took care of him yesterday. Mr. Parker is one of my regular customers at Giant Eagle. He has been found so Im glad of that he’s one of my favorites :)

  • hottamomma

    if that was my father and he had that diease i definitely wouldnt let him drive. glad he was found and okay

  • Sue Lawson

    Thank God he was found.