SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Chula Vista police have identified the body of a man found near the San Diego River as 41-year-old Robert Chesney.
The South Bay resident's body was found Tuesday morning in Mission Valley.
He went missing on Saturday after his caregiver dropped him off for a doctor's appointment at UCSD Medical Hospital.
He was on medication and had a history of seizures, mood disorders and dementia.
An autopsy is being done to determine the cause of death.
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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Patrol officers searching for a South Bay resident Tuesday found a body believed to be that of the missing man next to the San Diego River in Mission Valley.
Chula Vista police contacted their San Diego counterparts about 7:30 a.m. to request assistance in following up on a lead in the missing person case, SDPD Lt. Jorge Duran said.
About two hours later, San Diego police found the dead man in a shrubbery-covered area near a riverbed homeless camp south of Fashion Valley mall.
Homicide detectives investigated the scene and found no signs that the man had been slain, according to Duran.
"That may change once the autopsy is done," the lieutenant said.
The county Medical Examiner's Office will identify the man and determine his cause of death.
Chula Vista police had begun looking for him around the river on Monday, suspending the search when darkness fell, Duran said.
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