A Missouri ER doctor and father of eight who vanished last week after texting his new fiancée he’d see her in “a little bit” was found dead Tuesday, his brother stated.
Dr. John Forsyth, 49, was reported lacking May 21 after he didn’t report for his 7 p.m. shift at Mercy Hospital in Cassville, a city of about 3,000 deep within the Ozarks.
His brother Richard Forsyth stated authorities situated his physique Tuesday in northwest Arkansas.
“We’re in shock. I suspect foul play,” stated Richard, who is anticipating extra particulars from a detective on Wednesday.
“He wouldn’t miss a shift even if his eyeballs were hanging out of their sockets. He’s punctual in the extreme,” Richard instructed Fox News Digital. “It was an immediate red flag.”
Forsyth has labored on the similar hospital for 15 years and has by no means missed a day of labor or been late, Richard added.
The final person known to hear from Forsyth, who created a cryptocurrency along with his brother, might have been his fiancée, Cassville Police Det. Stuart Lombard instructed Fox News Digital.
They have been texting at round 7 a.m., and he instructed her his shift was over, and he’d see her “a little bit later.” Then he out of the blue stopped responding, Lombard stated.
Video surveillance captured the doctor strolling to his luxurious RV, the place he stayed within the hospital car parking zone throughout his shifts.
Police situated Forsyth’s Infiniti about 700 ft from the Cassville Aquatic Center entrance at a yard waste website.
Richard Forsyth stated John Forsyth’s passport, pockets and two telephones, alongside along with his RV and automobile keys, have been nonetheless contained in the Infiniti.
Forsyth had additionally left the RV unlocked along with his laptop computer and two further cellphones behind when he left, which Richard known as “very uncharacteristic.”
Lombard stated police, with the help of the Missouri State Highway Patrol and different companies, had performed a canine and floor search of the 90-acre park across the recreation facility however turned up nothing.
Richard stated his brother received engaged three days earlier than he disappeared and days after finalizing his divorce from his first spouse.
An uncontested divorce settlement was issued May 11 that awarded his ex-wife about $19,000 a month in alimony and little one help, Richard added.