Missing 83-year-old found safe

Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:06:07 AM EDT   Updated On: Jun 25 2014 04:56:34 AM EDT

Howard Franklin


A man reported missing by his family members Tuesday morning was located unharmed in Virginia early Wednesday morning, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office.

The man, identified as Howard Franklin, 83, was last seen at his home on Orchis Road, Monday at 7:00 a.m. by a relative.

He was located by Virginia authorities, driving his pick-up truck shortly after 2:00 a.m. Wednesday.

Authorities said Franklin has diminished mental capacity.

The Silver Alert has been cancelled.


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