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Gold Alert Issued for 84-Year-Old Dementia Patient that Walked Away from Hospital

Incident/Complaint#:  50-22-7998

Date:  Monday, March 14th, 2022 at 3:20 p.m.

Location: Bayhealth Kent Campus, 640 S. State Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:  Sgt. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department has issued a Gold Alert for an 84-year-old Dover man who walked away from Bayhealth Kent Campus on Monday afternoon. Raymond Marvel was reported missing at 3:20 p.m. on Monday after he walked away from Bayhealth Kent Campus while admitted for dementia. Hospital surveillance shows that Marvel left the facility at approximately 2:34 p.m. while wearing black shoes, black pants, a red t-shirt, and a denim jacket with “1A Patient” written on a piece of tape that was adhered to the back of the jacket. Marvel is a white male, 5’8″ and weighs 180 pounds with a bald head, and blue eyes. Marvel’s residence is located in the Little Creek area.

If you have any information regarding Marvel’s whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111 or 911 immediately.

Raymond Marvel