57 Year Old William Gomez, 7 Year Old Grandson Marcus Gomez & 8 Year Old Granddaughter Dominique Gomez Missing Since 9/29/13 in Carrollton, TX (Update: Tracked to Kentucky) (Update: Found Safe in Wisconsin)
57 year old William Gomez and his two grandchildren, 7 year old Marcus Gomez and 8 year old Dominique Gomez have been missing since Sunday, September 29, 2013 in Carrollton, TX. The three left their home, located in the 2200 block of Ridgedale Drive, around 2 pm Sunday afternoon to go to to one of two locations: Rhoton Park in Carrollton or Vista Ridge Mall in Lewisville. However, they never returned. According to reports, William Gomez suffers from memory loss. They were last seen in a white Jeep Grand Cherokee with Texas license plate DH1 Y337.
Around 2 p.m. Sunday, 57-year-old William Gomez told family members he was taking his 7-year-old grandson, Marcus Gomez, and his 8-year-old granddaughter, Dominique Gomez, to one of two locations: Rhoton Park in Carrollton or Vista Ridge Mall in Lewisville.
The grandfather, William Gomez, has been described by the family as suffering from memory loss.
“Mr. Gomez has a medical illness that causes memory loss, so we’re very concerned for him and also for the children,” said Nicole Rodriguez, spokesperson for the Carrollton Police Department.
“At this point we don’t think there’s any foul play, it’s just possible he doesn’t know where he is or where he needs to be,” said Rodriguez.
57 Year Old William Gomez was last seen wearing a blue button-down shirt and black pants. Gomez also has a medical condition that causes memory loss, police said. The missing man has been described as 5 feet 5 inches tall and 160 pounds. He has short hair and a mustache, and wears glasses.
7 Year Old Marcus Gomez – Marcus Gomez is 7 years old and was wearing a white T-shirt and cream-colored shorts.
8 Year Old Dominique Gomez was wearing a floral shirt with blue pants.
If anybody with information regarding William Gomez or the children, Marcus and Dominique, please contact the Carrollton Police Department at 972-466-3333.
UPDATE I: Man who went missing with two grandchildren tracked to Kentucky, asked for directions back to Dallas.
Update at 8:50 p.m. by Claire Cardona:
Gomez last used his debit card at 6:30 p.m. Monday to buy his grandchildren underwear at a Sears in Paducah, Ky. He asked for directions back to Dallas, said Nicole Rodriguez, Carrollton Police Department spokeswoman.
“This is good news,” she said.
Update at 4:45 p.m. by Claire Cardona:
Gomez does not appear to be in Arkansas anymore.
Carrollton police said Gomez’s credit card was use at 2:30 p.m. in a gas station in Troy, Tenn.
William Gomez and his two grandchildren have been found safe in Washington County, Wisconsin, north of Milwaukee and 860 miles from home.