Pinellas deputies looking for 89-year-old man -

Pinellas deputies looking for 89-year-old man

Posted: Updated:

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in looking for a missing 89-year-old man.

Deputies have issued a Silver Alert to help find Edward Taylor of 2424 50th Avenue, Lot #68 in St. Petersburg.

Detectives said Taylor was last seen leaving his home at about 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.  They say he was going to the Winn Dixie store 4th Street and 62nd Avenue in St. Petersburg.

Officials said Taylor is considered endangered because he may have the onset of dementia and is a diabetic. Detectives also believe he does not have medication with him that he needs.

The PCSO said that Taylor is believed to have been traveling in a 1996 white Lincoln Town Car with Florida tag I31 6IB. They said Taylor is described as a white male, 5'10" tall and 180 pounds. He has green eyes and gray hair. He was last seen wearing light blue pants and a blue shirt.

Anyone with information on Taylor's whereabouts is asked to call their local law enforcement agency.

Stay with for the latest on this developing story.

Stay connected with the news of the day. Download the WFLA news app today. It's FREE

  • NewsMore>>

  • Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

    Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:41:38 GMT
    Pro-Russian militiamen who control government buildings in eastern Ukraine are showing no sign of relenting despite a deal between Moscow and Kiev.
    Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's...
  • Pakistan library named 'bin Laden' as memory fades

    Pakistan library named 'bin Laden' as memory fades

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:00:57 GMT
    A spokesman for a controversial Pakistani cleric who runs an Islamic seminary for girls in the capital, Islamabad, says he has named the school's new library in honor of Osama bin Laden.
    Most didn't notice the new library at this Islamic seminary for girls near Pakistan's capital, until locals saw the paper sign in Urdu posted on its wooden door: "Library of Osama bin Laden, the Martyr."
  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:41:50 GMT
    An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.
    An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.
  • Sign up for WFLA News Channel 8 Email Alerts

    * denotes required fields

    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.