Missing elderly man found conscious

Duane Leon Duchamp was found laying in water a half a mile from his home at approximately 12:30 AM. He was conscious and wet when found but unable to walk. He was then transported to Mid-Michigan Medical Center in Clare for treatment of exposure. Assisting troopers were the Michigan State Police Houghton Lake K9 unit, MSP aviation unit, DNR Law Division, Clare County Deputies, Clare County Sheriffs Mounted Division, Clare County Sheriff's Department Reserves, and personnel from the Lake of the Pines property owners association and MMR.

DUCHAMP, who suffers from dementia, walked away from him home at approximately 6:00PM on 10/9/2013.