Update: Tuesday evening, the Broward Sheriff’s Office located Mr. Marc Luc Jean-Francois deceased in a canal in the 4100 block of Northwest 45th Avenue in Lauderdale Lakes. No foul play is suspected. The Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the death an accidental drowning.
BSO Missing Persons Unit detectives were asking for the public’s help to find Jean-Francois who was last seen at 6:30 p.m. on March 29 near 4300 N.W. 36th Ave. in Lauderdale Lakes.
Jean-Francois was wearing a green shirt and brown striped pants. He was 79 years old, with a medium build, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and 160 pounds. He had gray hair and brown eyes. Jean-Francois suffered from dementia and only spoke Creole.