Manatee County man found deceased after missing for more than a week

Frederick Bacon
Frederick Bacon(Manatee County Sheriff)
Published: May. 26, 2023 at 10:14 AM EDT
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BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) has confirmed that a local man who had been missing for more than week has been found deceased.

Deputies say Fredrick Bacon was found dead along the bank of a pond, not far from where he was last seen on May 17th.

Bacon reportedly suffered from dementia and would often get disoriented.

Detectives are conducting a death investigation. Foul play is not suspected and law enforcement officers say his death appears to be accidental.