Police Department

Missing Person Found

Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence, MO 64050-3013
Public Information Office
Officer Tom Gentry
(816) 325-7258

News Release

For immediate release: October 29, 2013

Missing Person Found

The missing person, Mr. Eric D. Zassalow has been found. Independence Detectives were notified by personnel from a local hospital this afternoon that they thought Mr. Zassalow was at their facility. A detective responded to the hospital and confirmed that it was Mr. Zassalow. Apparently he walked into to the hospital seeking shelter. Hospital personnel became suspicious and called the Independence Police.

Mr. Zassalow did not appear to have any health concerns and was returned back to his home.