The search continued Wednesday for a missing suburban landlord whose car was found behind an abandoned Chicago home.
There were scores of police and volunteer searchers in every direction from where 76-year-old Vasudeva Kethireddy car was found wedged in the weeds that had overtaken a driveway in the Englewood neighborhood.
Anti-violence activist Andrew Holmes has joined the effort. Englewood resident volunteers too.
"This is not us as a community," volunteer and lifelong resident Keith Harris said. "This is not what we do."
It's their neighborhood where this good-hearted grandfather and landlord from Rolling Meadows was known to do everything he could to help his tenants.
"I really just think of my kids they miss their grandpa and they just want him to come home," the missing man's daughter-in-law, Carolyn Kethireddy, said.
The emotionally exhausted family has spent hours working beside Rolling Meadows and Chicago police and it's taking its toll.
"I think everybody is just really praying for a tip that would allow us to find my father," Shantan Kethireddy said.
Asked what she tells her children about their missing grandfather, Carolyn was tearful but optimistic.
"I tell them he's coming home," she said.