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    May 16, 2014

    Missing US radio legend found in Washington

    CASEY Kasem, the ailing American radio personality and voice of Shaggy on the Scooby-Doo cartoons, has been located in the United States state of Washington after his daughter told a court that his whereabouts were unknown to her.

    Ken Dickinson, a spokesman for the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office, told Reuters that Kasem, who suffers from dementia, and his wife were in an undisclosed location in the county. They had told the authorities that they were visiting long-time friends.

    A Los Angeles court on Monday named the radio celebrity's daughter, Kerri Kasem, his temporary conservator, although his exact whereabouts were unknown. The ruling was the latest in the legal tussle between Kasem's children and their stepmother, Jean Kasem, over visitation and caretaking for the 82-year-old, who is most famous for his weekly top 40 countdown show.

    He suffers from a form of dementia called Lewy Body Disease.