Death investigation underway after man found dead in Wilborn Park

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By Amanda Manning

This story has been updated.

A man that was reported missing from an assisted living community in La Grange was found dead near Wilborn Park on June 12.

The La Grange Police Department issued a green alert for Raymond Hinkle, 65, the morning of Friday July 12.

Officials say that Hinkle was last seen at 8 p.m. July 11 at Countryside Meadows Assisted Living Community wearing a white t-shirt, black sweatpants and no shoes. 

La Grange Police Department Chief Greg Collett said the preliminary cause of death is accidental drowning.

Hinkle was diagnosed with PTSD, schizophrenia and dementia, according to police. 

He was born in Pewee Valley in 1953, according to his obituary.