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Silver Alert canceled after Sun City man found deceased

Nov 24, 2023, 7:00 PM

Lawrence Cooley was last seen Tuesday and authorities issued a Silver Alert for him on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023. (Photo via Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

(Photo via Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

PHOENIX – Authorities have canceled a Silver Alert after a man was found deceased on Friday near 123rd Avenue and Baseline Road.

Lawrence Cooley, 91, was last seen near 91st Avenue and Union Hills Drive in Sun City at about 11 a.m. on Tuesday. A silver alert was then issued Wednesday.

Cooley was driving a white 2018 Nissan Rogue, which was found partially submerged in the Gila River by the Gila River Police Department. Police found no signs of foul play.

The silver alert mentioned that Cooley had a medical condition which caused him to have memory issues and may cause him to appear disoriented.

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Silver Alert canceled after Sun City man found deceased