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posted Oct 18, 2013 - 1:01:16pm
UPDATE MONDAY, OCT. 21The missing Deltona man, William Culbreath, who was the subject of missing person report, returned to his home in Deltona Sunday night and was physically unharmed. Due to his mental state, he was taken into protective custody under the Florida Baker Act.
PREVIOUSLY REPORTED — It's been more than 24 hours since 77-year-old William Culbreath's wife last saw him, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said. That last sighting was Thursday morning, Oct. 17.
Culbreath was supposed to go to a medical appointment in Orange City on Thursday morning while his wife was at work, the Sheriff's Office said. When she came home from work at 4:30 p.m., Culbreath wasn’t there.
Culbreath's wife said she doesn’t know if he made it to the doctor’s appointment. She searched the neighborhood for her husband and called local hospitals, then contacted the Sheriff’s Office at 10:27 p.m. on Thursday.
Culbreath, whom the Sheriff's Office said is suffering from possible delusions, was driving a black 1997 Ford van with a grey stripe and Florida tag VA6257.
According to the Sheriff's Office, Culbreath is 5-foot-8-inches, weighs 200 pounds and has salt-and-pepper hair and a mustache. Anyone who spots Culbreath or his van is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 386-736-5999.
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