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UPDATE: Missing elderly man from Laughlin found dead in Bullhead City

Posted at 2:05 PM, Aug 19, 2016

UPDATE: Police found the body of Daniel Caballero in the desert area near Bullhead City, Arizona on Tuesday.

Around 5 p.m. a jogger told police that he came across the body on his run in the 1200 block of Highway 95.

There were no signs of foul play. Caballero was wearing the same clothing at the time he was reported missing. He was also carrying his identification.


LAUGHLIN (KTNV) -- The family of 80-year-old Daniel Caballero continues to search for their loved one who has been missing for almost a week.

Caballero was last seen Aug. 18 at approximately 6 p.m. near the Aquarius hotel-casino on South Casino Drive in Laughlin while vacationing from California.

"It was supposed to be fun just took a twist," said granddaughter Carmelina Merin Caballero.

A twist that has them now passing out and hanging up missing person fliers.

Caballero suffers from Alzheimer's and his family is worried about his health and pleading for the public's help in finding him.

He was last seen wearing brown pants with suspenders and a red/gray shirt with a sombrero. Caballero is 5-feet 2-inches tall, has white hair and brown eyes, and a medium to dark complexion. He weighs approximately 165 pounds.

Police say he might be severe emotional distress and in need of medical assistance.

Red Rock Search and Rescue is looking for the man, who was apparently seen at a Circle K in Bullhead City. Red Rock Search and Rescue said he pulls a red handkerchief out when he pays for items.

Anyone with information should contact LVMPD at 702-828-3111 or 702-828-2709.