Update: Authorities find missing Tucson man in Goodyear

Pima County Sheriff’s Department searches for missing, vulnerable man

Update: Authorities find missing Tucson man in Goodyear
Deryk Smith, 87, went missing Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020 in Tucson, Ariz. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has found 87-year-old Deryk Smith, who went missing from Tucson’s northwest side on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

The department says he was found safe in Goodyear, AZ., and thanks everyone who shared the information online during his search.


Deputies with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department are looking for 87-year-old Deryk Smith, who was last seen driving on Tucson’s northwest side.

Smith, who is described as a 6-foot tall man with white hair and blue eyes, was last seen in the area of 1900 block of West Orange Grove Road, according to a community alert from the sheriff’s department.

The department said he drove off in an unknown direction in his 2018 silver BMW SUV with Arizona license CGF5448. Officials say he is wearing plaid flannel brown, grey and white shirt, khaki-colored jeans and tan shoes.

Anyone with information on Smith’s whereabouts should all 911.

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