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FOUND: Boulder man, 90, missing since Wednesday evening

Posted at 5:44 AM, Nov 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-05 21:23:23-04

UPDATE | Nov. 5, 7:21 p.m. — Richard Williams returned home Friday and is unharmed, according to the Boulder Police Department.

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A 90-year-old man with dementia is missing out of Boulder.

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation said Richard Williams was last seen Wednesday at 11 p.m. at Good Samaritan Medical Center, located at 200 Exempla Circle in Lafayette. It's not clear why he was at the hospital.

He was wearing a blue jacket and dark-colored beanie at the time, CBI said.

He may be in a gold 2006 Toyota Prius with license plate 284VPO.

Randy Spaulding, pastor at Boulder Mennonite Church, said Williams is a beloved member of their congregation. Spaulding said Williams was a personal friend of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and was active in the Civil Rights movement.

Williams is described as a white man standing about 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighing 130 pounds. He has blue eyes.

Anybody who sees him is asked to call 911 or the Boulder Police Department at 303-441-3333.