A missing 76-year-old Parrish man was found dead Monday near Emerson Point.
Donald Arendt was found dead after a boater saw him off the shoreline. He was last seen Sunday at 11 a.m. leaving his home on an electric bike at the 900 block of 46th Court East. Arendt had been diagnosed with late-stage Alzheimer's, according to a report from the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
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It's not known how he ended up in the water or what caused his death, according to the report.
Detectives with the Sheriff's Office are conducting a death investigation.
This article originally appeared on Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Missing Florida man found dead along Gulf shoreline