Missing men with dementia, diabetes found safe

John Albert Holmes was reported missing Monday afternoon. He is diagnosed with dementia and diabetes. Photo Credit: Newport News Police.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News Police say two missing men with dementia and diabetes have been found safe.

Gregory Lance Wood (Photo: Newport News Police)
Gregory Lance Wood (Photo: Newport News Police)

Gregory Lance Wood just moved from New York with his wife four days ago. Wood’s wife says she last spoke to her husband at about 3 p.m. Monday before he went missing. Police tweeted Tuesday morning that Wood was found and returned home.

In a separate case, 77-year-old John Albert Holmes was also reported missing. Police say Holmes is also diagnosed with dementia and diabetes.

A couple of hours after reporting that Wood had been found safe, police noted that Holmes was also found safe.

Holmes, of the 100 block of Delmar Lane, had been last seen about 4 p.m. Monday, leaving his home in a green 2001 Mercury Marquis with Virginia license KJD-9052.

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