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Missing Encinitas man found

ENCINITAS — Gerard A. Kelly, 80, who had been missing from his Encinitas home since mid-February, has been found safe at an Oceanside hospital.

Sheriff's detectives find Gerard A. Kelly, an Encinitas resident missing since mid-February at an Oceanside hospital on March 24. Courtesy photo
Sheriff’s detectives find Gerard A. Kelly, an Encinitas resident missing since mid-February at an Oceanside hospital on March 24. Courtesy photo

According to a Sheriff’s Department press release, Kelly was located on March 24, when a Sheriff’s detective making calls to local hospitals received a positive response. Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside confirmed to the detective they had a patient matching Kelly’s description.

The press release said that Tri-City Medical Center staff reported Kelly was admitted on Feb. 15 under a different name.

He is being treated for an undisclosed medical condition.

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