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Posted on: August 1, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police Request Assistance in Locating Missing Person CR17-60881

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Frederick Police Request Assistance in Locating Missing Person CR17-60881

Update:  Mr. Forney has been located and no further assistance in needed.


On 08/01/2017 at approximately 0636 hours, the Frederick Police Department received a report of a missing person. Detective Loftis was later assigned as the lead investigator for this incident.

The missing person is Walter Keefer Forney Sr. an 88-year -old white male.  Walter Keefer Forney Sr. was last seen about 0600hrs on Tuesday, 08/01/2017 leaving his house in the 500 block of Mary St.  Walter Keefer Forney Sr. left in his vehicle a 2014 Ford Focus grey in color bearing a Maryland tag of 1BN1943.  At this time, the whereabouts of Mr. Forney is unknown.

Walter Keefer Forney Sr. is described as follows:

- White Male

- 88 years of age

- Grey hair

- Approximately 5’06” in height

- Approximately 240 pounds

The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Walter Keefer Forney Sr. to contact Detective Greg Loftis 240-674-8941. Callers may also remain anonymous and contact the Frederick Police Department’s Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS (8477).

Case#: 2017-060881

Incident Type: Missing Person

Investigator: Detective Greg Loftis

Author: Corporal Charles Snyder

Public Information Contact: Clark Pennington-301-600-3935

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