SPD still searching for missing 50-year-old man - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

SPD still searching for missing 50-year-old man

Family members say Elbert Knox, who has not been seen since June 22, suffers from hypertension and schizophrenia. Family members say Elbert Knox, who has not been seen since June 22, suffers from hypertension and schizophrenia.
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Elbert Knox was last seen walking down Kemp Lane in Shreveport's Martin Luther King neighborhood on a Saturday afternoon -- 11 days ago.

Family members say Knox suffers from hypertension and schizophrenia and needs medication. But they are especially concerned about the heat, which Knox might be exposed to if he is out in the elements.

Search efforts last week included cadaver dogs, and focused on areas where he was last seen or known to go. Hines says a pond north of the city was also searched. Now, police are still keeping an eye out for Knox, but they are no longer actively searching.

Anyone with information on Knox's possible whereabouts is asked to contact Shreveport Police immediately at (318) 673-7300 or (318) 510-3162.

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