Elderly man found dead at Garland golf course

Truett Hamby

Credit: Garland PD

Truett Hamby, 73, disappeared from a senior center in the 1300 block of Colonel Drive. He was found dead less than a mile away.

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Posted on May 20, 2012 at 12:12 AM

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GARLAND — Garland police said late Saturday that the body of a missing elderly man was found.

Truett Hamby, 73, had last been seen at the senior citizen community where his lived in the 1300 block of Colonel Drive. Hamby suffered from dementia and Parkinson's disease.

His body was found Saturday evening in a partially-wooded area of the Eastern Hills Country Club, less than one mile away.

Garland police said while they do not suspect foul play, the Dallas County Medical Examiner's office will rule on Hamby's cause of death.

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