TAMPA (FOX 13) - A body pulled from a Tampa pond Tuesday night has been positively identified as a missing elderly man.
Maynell Scott, 82, went missing from his assisted living facility, Belvedere Commons, on Saturday. He suffered from dementia and Alzheimer's.
The pond, located near the intersection of Lake George Lane and N. Armenia Avenue, is less than a mile away from the care facility.
Scott's family tells FOX 13 they are heartbroken, but grateful for the community's thoughts and prayers.