VINELAND — A 54-year-old man suffering from dementia walked away from his vehicle along a state highway on Tuesday night and hasn't been seen since, according to New Jersey State Police.

Update — Sept. 30, 2022: Police say man was found deceased


Officials on Thursday released a statement seeking the public's assistance in locating Roy Osmundsen.

The Cape May Court House resident was last seen at approximately 9:51 p.m. on Sept. 27, after he walked away from his vehicle that was located on the south side of Route 55, in the area of milepost 35 in Vineland.

Roy is a white male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, with brown eyes and grown/gray hair. According to authorities, he was last seen wearing tan pants, a gray shirt, gray slip-on shoes, and a gray bookbag (pictured above). He may or may not be wearing glasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NJSP Port Norris Station at 856-785-0036.

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