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HPD Seeks Public's Help in Locating Missing Person

August 18, 2005 -- Investigators in the Houston Police Department Missing Persons Unit are requesting the public's help locating a man who has been missing since Monday (Aug. 15).

The missing man has been identified as Sammy Kirk, 76, who is 5 feet 8 inches tall, 190 pounds, dark brown complexion, brown eyes and bald.

HPD Juvenile Division Missing Persons Unit Officer T. Pham reported:

Sammy Kirk left his residence, 5834 Southlea, stating he was going outside to sit. It was later discovered he was not outside and could not be located. Family members believe Sammy has the beginning stages of Alzheimer's disease. Sammy is diabetic and in need of medication.

Anyone with information on Sammy Kirk's whereabouts is urged to contact the HPD Missing Persons Unit at 713-731-5223.


For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.