Man with traumatic brain injury goes missing from Lancaster home


A 39-year-old man who authorities said suffers from a diminished mental capacity due to a traumatic brain injury and seizures went missing Saturday morning from Lancaster.

Temiko Chemari Goodlow, a black man with black hair, brown eyes and beard with mustache, went missing at 12:30 a.m. after walking from his home in the 1700 block of East Avenue J-4, authorities said.

Detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit and family members of Goodlow are looking for helping in finding the man, authorities said.

Goodlow is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 220 pounds and was last seen wearing a tan jacket, blue jeans and green and white shoes, authorities said.

His family is very concerned for his well-being and is asking for the public’s help in his safe return, authorities said.

L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Armando Viera Jr. said Goodlow remained missing early Saturday evening.

Anyone with information about Goodlow is asked to contact the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Unit and speak with Det. Abraham or Sgt. Nunez at 323-890-5500.

At-Risk #Missing Person: Temiko C. Goodlow, Male Black, 39y/o, 6’2″, 220lbs,. Last seen in tan jacket, blue jeans, green/white shoes, on 1700 block of E. Ave J-4 in @CityofLancaster. Suffers from a diminished mental capacity, and seizures.

— LA County Sheriff’s (@LASDHQ) December 30, 2017

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