July 1, 2021, approximately at 9 p.m. At 00, 77-year-old Gary Sokol, who has medical and cognitive difficulties, was last seen at his home on Bonsal Roadway.
July 2, 2021, approximately 6 p.m. On the 30th, his pastor declared Mr. Sokol missing. The senior volunteer patrols of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Department responded to help search for Mr. Sokol. The sheriff’s helicopters, ASTREA, also responded, making numerous public statements in the area near Mr Sokol’s residence, providing Mr Sokol with his name and physical descriptors, and asking anyone who saw him to contact law enforcement. The sheriff’s office called the area near Mr. Sokol’s residence. Mr. Sokol’s search continued every day.
In the early morning of July 5, 2021, Bonsal, a resident of Via ian Anelli, called W. About the person who appeared in 6900 district of Yasaman road. Northern firefighters responded and, unfortunately, found the man dead. The male was later identified as Gary Sokol. Mr. Sokol’s family was instructed.
We thank the media LMs for their message, the public for their help in finding Mr. Sokol, as well as our senior search and rescue volunteers for their efforts.
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