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Casey Kasem Found Safe in Wash.

Casey Kasem has been found in Washington, Santa Monica Police told ABC News, ending a frantic search for the missing radio DJ.

Sheriffs in Kitsap County, Wash. found Kasem, 82.

A judge ordered an investigation into Kasem's whereabouts Monday, after an attorney for the ailing radio personality's wife said the former "Top 40" host had been removed from Los Angeles without his children's knowledge.

Kasem, 82, suffers from Lewy body dementia, which causes a progressive decline in mental abilities. He has been in various medical facilities chosen by his wife, Jean Kasem.

Kasem's children say their stepmother had barred them from seeing their father.

Daughter Kerri Kasem, who was appointed her father's temporary caretaker Monday, released a statement through her publicist after her father was found.

"The family has grave concerns about his health and will do everything in their power to bring him back home," the statement reads.

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