APD: Body discovered in north Austin believed to be missing 76-year old man

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AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Officials say a body discovered in North Austin Wednesday morning is believed to be that of a 76-year old man who has been missing for more than a week.

Austin Police say they found a body in the 12600 block of North MoPac southbound, near the intersection of MoPac and Parmer Lane, around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday.

According to APD, Paull Patterson was reported missing on the morning of Nov. 7. He had been last seen around 4 p.m. the day prior near Amherst Drive and Parmer Lane, where he was being treated at the Colonial Gardens memory care facility.

A Silver Alert had been issued for Patterson.

Investigators are still working to positively identify the body as belonging to Patterson, officials said,

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