UPDATE: Broward Detectives Searching For Missing Lauderdale Lakes Man With Dementia And Only Speaks Creole

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According to authorities, Marc Luc Jean-Francois, 79, was last seen at 6:30 p.m. on March 29 near 4300 N.W. 36th Avenue in Lauderdale Lakes. Jean-Francois suffers from dementia and only speaks Creole. 

UPDATE APRIL 1, 2021, 12:43 PM: Tuesday evening, the Broward Sheriff’s Office located Mr. Marc Luc Jean-Francois deceased in a canal in the 4100 block of Northwest 45th Avenue in Lauderdale Lakes. No foul play is suspected. The Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the death an accidental drowning.

LAUDERDALE LAKES, FL – Broward Sheriff’s Office Missing Persons Unit detectives are asking for the public’s help to find Marc Luc Jean-Francois, 79, who was last seen at 6:30 p.m. on March 29 near 4300 N.W. 36th Avenue in Lauderdale Lakes. According to authorities, Jean-Francois was wearing a green shirt and brown striped pants. He is described as having a medium build, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and 160 pounds. He has gray hair and brown eyes.

Jean-Francois suffers from dementia and only speaks Creole. Anyone with information on Jean-Francois’ whereabouts is asked to contact BSO Missing Persons Detective Chris Blankenship at 954-321-4268 or the BSO Regional Communications at 954-764-4357.

UPDATE APRIL 1, 2021, 12:43 PM: Tuesday evening, the Broward Sheriff’s Office located Mr. Marc Luc Jean-Francois deceased in a canal in the 4100 block of Northwest 45th Avenue in Lauderdale Lakes. No foul play is suspected. The Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the death an accidental drowning.

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