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Missing Man With Dementia Found in Swamp

Peaceful Dawn was found 400 feet away from the power lines in a swamp

Peaceful Dawn
Maine Game Warden

Officials in Maine say a 76-year-old Camden man with dementia who went missing Tuesday was found lost and injured in a swamp. 

According to the Maine Game Warden, Peaceful Dawn was reported as missing around 10 p.m. after he was last seen around 1:30 p.m. near the entrance to Merry Spring Gardens, an assisted living facility where he lives. 

A K9 picked up his scent at a nearby telephone pole. An officer hollered for Dawn and heart a faint response. 

Dawn was found 400 feet away from the power lines in a swamp. Dawn had wandered into the swamp and could not move. During that time he suffered cuts to his legs and was also dehydrated and weak. 

A rescue crew was brought in and he was brought to an awaiting ambulance for evaluation.

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