Missing 83-year-old found safe

By News4Jax.com Staff, webteam@wjxt.com
Published On: Aug 06 2014 09:06:07 AM EDT
Updated On: Jun 25 2014 04:56:34 AM EDT
Howard Franklin

Howard Franklin

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -

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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