Missing Bowdoin 83-year-old found after all-night search

Posted Sept. 02, 2014, at 8:35 a.m.
Last modified Sept. 02, 2014, at 10:55 a.m.

BOWDOIN, Maine — Following an all-night search by deputies, firefighters and the Maine Warden Service, an 83-year-old Bowdoin man was found alive and in good condition just after 7 a.m. Tuesday.

Guy Kittle, who has Alzheimer’s disease, was found by Jerry Robbins when Robbins arrived at a private work site in the woods between Adams Road and Lewis Hill Road, Chief Deputy Brett Strout of the Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Department said.

Kittle was evaluated by emergency medical personnel and was taken home. His family had reported him missing at 6:49 p.m. Monday, after he failed to return from a walk.

Along with the Maine Warden Service, the Bowdoin Fire Department and Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the search throughout the night.