Missing Gaithersburg Man with Dementia Found Dead (PHOTO)

Harmohinder Bakshi PHOTO | MCPD

Harmohinder Bakshi

UPDATED , March 11, 10:30 a.m. – 

Harmohinder Bakshi, previously reported missing, was found deceased Wednesday morning in the Quince Orchard area of the county.

Police said there is no indication of foul play.

On Wednesday at about 4:30 a.m., 1st District officers and fire/rescue personnel responded for a call regarding an unresponsive man to the rear of the Dunkin Donuts at 12168 Darnestown Road.  First responders found the body of a man, partially obscured by a snow bank, on the ground and against a privacy fence along the property line.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death, according to police

Police and the Bakshi family thank the media and community members for their assistance in the efforts to locate Mr. Bakshi.


Montgomery County Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Gaithersburg man.

Police said Harmohinder Bakshi, 67, of Quince Valley Court in Gaithersburg, was last seen by family at his home on March 9 at 6:45 p.m. Police and family are concerned because Bakshi has dementia and has not contacted family since that time.

Bakshi is described by police as an Indian male, 5’11” tall and weighing approximately 200 pounds. He is balding with graying hair. At the time of his disappearance, police said he was wearing a blue, long-sleeve shirt, blue pants and brown sandals.

Bakshi is believed to be on foot. He is known to frequent the businesses and shopping venues in the Kentlands area of Gaithersburg.

Anyone with information regarding Harmohinder Bakshi whereabouts is asked to call the Montgomery County Police Department at 301.279.8000. Callers may remain anonymous.

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One Response to “Missing Gaithersburg Man with Dementia Found Dead (PHOTO)”

  1. On March 10, 2015 at 1:35 pm responded with... #

    Any updates on him? I’m really hoping he is found safe and sound. I live in the next neighborhood over and could hear the helicopter flying over my area at about 4:30am today.

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