Santa Ana police search for terminally ill man

Santa Ana police continued their search on Sunday to track down a terminally ill man missing since Thursday.

Mark John Rodenbeck, 61, was under hospice care for terminal cancer at Carehouse Healthcare Center, 1800 Old Tustin Ave., Santa Ana, according to police. He was granted a 4-hour day pass about 3 p.m. Thursday but has not returned.

Rodenbeck was a transient prior to being admitted to hospice care and was known to frequent Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach.

Anyone who may be aware of his whereabouts is encouraged to call detectives at 714-245-8408.