SUMMIT, Ill. — A missing veteran with dementia who left a shelter in Summit on Monday was found dead.
James Bonney was last seen at the shelter BEDS Plus, located in the 7600 block of 63rd Street in Summit, at around 10 a.m.
He left with bus cards and McDonald’s gift cards. Family, who lives in Chicago, believes he took the 63rd Street bus into the city.
Bonney, 71, was last seen wearing a blue jean jacket, blue or black slacks and a cap on his head, family said.
“He is a loving person,” his daughter told WGN News. “His 30 grandkids are all waiting to hear from him.”
Family told WGN News on Friday that Bonney was found dead in Chicago near 90th and State.
Bonney had early onset dementia, family said.