According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, “Lionel Brackett has been located. He is safe, unharmed and was reunited with family.”


The Baton Rouge Police Department is asking the public for help in the search for a missing 81-year-old man.

BRPD said Lionel Brackett was last seen around noon Monday in the North Bon Marche area. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a white t-shirt and black slippers. Police said Brackett has Alzheimer’s and is a diabetic.

The possibility of foul play cannot be ruled out, according to authorities.

Anyone who has seen Brackett or has information on his whereabouts is urged to contact the Baton Rouge Police Department at 225-389-2000.