Missing senior citizen diagnosed with Alzheimer’s found dead near his home

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UPDATE: 81-year-old Daniel Otero has been found dead after walking away from his assisted senior living facility on July 18.

According to the Pueblo Police Department, Otero was found deceased in a ravine south of his residence by the department’s Special Victims Section.

ORIGINAL: PUEBLO, Colo. — Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing senior citizen.

According to the Pueblo Police Department, Daniel Otero, 81, walked away from his assisted senior living facility near the Eagleridge/Outlook area and has not been seen since.

Otero was last seen wearing checkered blue pants and was using a black walker. He is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and has a tag on his walker with his name, address, and home phone number.

He is currently listed as a missing person; a Senior Alert has been completed.

If you come into contact with Otero, contact Pueblo Police at (719) 553-2502.

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