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Missing Deakin man

By johnboy - 21 February 2012 7

rowen osborn

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for a missing 87-year-old man from Deakin.

The man, Rowen Osborn, was last seen around 3pm yesterday afternoon (February 20) by his family at his home in Deakin.

The missing man is of Caucasian appearance, 180cm (5’11”) tall with a thin build and grey hair. He was last seen wearing a beige coloured sweater, brown pants and brown shoes.

He may be driving a gold coloured Honda Civic, with ACT registration YDW31H.

The man suffers from a number of medical conditions and is believed to have no medication in his possession.

Anyone who may have seen a man matching the above description and are able to assist police with locating him are urged to contact Police Operations immediately on 131-444.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]

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Missing Deakin man
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curlylocks 1:19 pm
27 Feb 12
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Just got word from a reliable source that he has been found deceased :(

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john87_no1 1:39 pm
27 Feb 12
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No good. Do you know if he was found near Deakin or in his car elsewhere?

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johnboy 1:43 pm
27 Feb 12
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Up by Namadgi I’d heard.

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Gungahlin Al 1:56 pm
27 Feb 12
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That is so sad. I worry about this sort of thing every time my Dad jokes about getting lost around Downer. Yet he refuses to carry a phone or a map. And there is just no reasoning with someone who can’t even realise they have a problem.

Alzheimer’s is a total bitch.

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john87_no1 2:08 pm
27 Feb 12
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Well I hope at the very least it was a peacful passing. I shouldnt speculate, but maybe he intended to go up there and pass on by himself surrounded by nature? I wouldnt mind going out like that.

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p1 2:59 pm
27 Feb 12
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john87_no1 said :

Well I hope at the very least it was a peacful passing. I shouldnt speculate, but maybe he intended to go up there and pass on by himself surrounded by nature? I wouldnt mind going out like that.

I would much rather that then he simply drive of into the bush by mistake. As always, it is the family who will be heartbroken today.

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Ernie 4:19 pm
27 Feb 12
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I was sad to see this in the news today. Thoughts are with his family.

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