Man, 74, missing from Dallas-area nursing home found dead

ROCKWALL, Texas (AP) - A 74-year-old man reported missing from a Dallas-area nursing home while wearing only pajama pants and a hospital gown has been found dead.

Rockwall police say searchers on Monday afternoon discovered the body of Roy Lee Jackson in some woods about one-half mile away.

Investigators say Jackson was last seen at the nursing facility around 5:15 a.m. CDT Monday. His body was located about eight hours later.

Police described Jackson as having medical issues including dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Authorities didn't immediately release a possible cause of death. Weather conditions in the Rockwall area on Monday included rain and temperatures in the 40s.

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