Miami Firefighter's Missing Brother Found Safe

Mentally disabled brother of firefighter who went missing earlier this month found safe

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013  |  Updated 6:57 AM EDT
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Miami Firefighter Searches for Missing Brother: Fire Rescue

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Miami Firefighter Searches for Missing Brother: Fire Rescue

A Miami firefighter is calling for the public's help to search for his missing brother. Miami Fire Rescue Lieutenant Jackson Deglace's brother, 52-year-old Oriol Deglace, was last seen on April 4th near North Miami, according to Fire Rescue spokesman Ignatius Carroll.
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The mentally disabled brother of a Miami firefighter who went missing earlier this month has been found safe.

Oriol Deglace, the brother of Miami Fire Rescue Lt. Jackson Deglace, was found at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, Jackson Deglace said Monday.

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Deglace, 51, had been last seen on April 4 near North Miami. On Sunday, Jackson Deglace gathered a group of volunteers to pass out flyers, and someone they handed a flyer to had seen him on a bus headed to Hialeah.

At one point, Oriol Deglace was picked up by police and brought to the hospital's mental health center for a psychiatric evaluation, Deglace said.

Oriol Deglace, who requires daily medication, appeared to be in good condition, his brother said.

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