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Police have identified a body found in the Spokane River on Saturday as a mentally ill man who was reported missing last week.
The body of Patrick Willard, 66, was found under the Monroe Street Bridge on Saturday afternoon. Detectives are investigating, police said today.
Police last Tuesday asked for help in locating Willard, who suffered from dementia and schizophrenia, officers said.
He was last seen Dec. 7 in the 3400 block of East 30th Avenue.
Spokane police are asking for help finding a 66-year-old man last seen in the 3400 block of East 30th Avenue on Monday.
Patrick Willard has dementia and schizophrenia, according to police. He was last seen wearing a red flannel jacket, jeans and a baseball cap. Police say he likely is on foot.
Willard is 5-foot-9 and 100 pounds with long dark hair and a long gray beard.
Anyone with information on his location is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.