A 79-year-old Playa del Rey man who was reported missing by his family and believed to be despondent over health concerns has been found dead, Los Angeles police said.

The body of Charles Belden was discovered July 17 near the area where he was previously last seen at about 8:45 a.m. July 12 in the 7800 block of W. 80th Street in Playa del Rey, police said.

Police would not disclose the exact location where Belden’s body was found and if there was any evidence of foul play.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Belden’s family was extremely concerned for his welfare due to his concerns regarding health issues, police said.

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