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Update (April 3):

Gary Richard Dimemmo, missing from Halethorpe, has been located and is safe. The Baltimore County Police Department would like to thank everyone who made an effort to help us locate him.

Original Release (March 31):

Officers from the Wilkens precinct are searching for an endangered adult man from Halethorpe this evening.

Gary Richard Dimemmo, a 61-year old man from the 2500 block of Gehb Avenue, was last seen when he was dropped off at a senior center in the unit block of Winters Lane in Catonsville around 9:50 a.m. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, tan and white scarf, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes.

Gary Dimemmo takes medications for conditions that may cause him to be confused. He does not have any identification, money, or a phone in his possession and he is unfamiliar with the area of the senior center.

 Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020 or dial 9-1-1.

An 83-year-old woman was found dead in her Catonsville home early this morning when firefighters and police officers responded to a small kitchen fire.

The victim is Theresa Catherine Skurkey, of the 6100 block of Regent Park Rd., 21228.

Baltimore County Fire crews responded at 1:31 a.m. to the Regent Park Road address for a report of a smell of smoke related to a dwelling fire. Crews from Engine 4 (Catonsville) found the victim in the kitchen; she was pronounced deceased at the scene.

An investigation by BCoPD is ongoing, but foul play is not suspected.

UPDATE (September 19, 2016  8:41 p.m.):

The man who was found in the 6200 block of Foxhall Farm Road in Catonsville Friday night has been reunited with his family.

Original release (September 16, 2016  9:05 p.m.):

Police at the Wilkens precinct are looking for information about a man of Asian descent found walking at about 6 p.m. tonight in the 6200 block of Foxhall Farm Road in Catonsville. He speaks virtually no English, and police are having trouble communicating with him.

Police believe the man is Xin Lan Zhuang, 33. Motor Vehicle Administration records list a Hyattsville, Maryland address for him, but efforts to reach anyone in that area have been unsuccessful.

A photo of Zhuang is attached to this post. Please contact police as soon as possible if you have information about this man; 410-307-2020.

Revised September 27, 2016