Missing 78-year-old with dementia last seen in Apopka

UPDATE: Simon Butnaru has been found and is in good health.

The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help to locate a 78-year-old man with dementia who went missing this morning.

According to SCSO, Simon Butnaru was last seen at 8 a.m. on Thursday, December 1, leaving his home in the 3000 block of Autumnwood Trail in unincorporated Apopka. Butnaru was going for his daily walk, which he often takes in the Wekiva Cove neighborhood.

He was last seen in a beige coat and dark colored pants, and he walks with a cane.

If you see him, please contact the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office at 407-665-6650.

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