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UPDATE: Missing Elderly Man Found Safely

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 6/12/13 @ 8:10 a.m.
GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- An elderly patient reported missing from a Gallipolis area nursing home has been found.

Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning tells WSAZ.com that 83-year-old Alden Salisbury is now on his way back to the Abbyshire Place Nursing and Rehab Center in Bidwell.

Browning says Salisbury disappeared between 5 and 5:30 Wednesday morning.

The Sheriff says Salisbury had only been a patient at the center for a couple of days.

Deputies found him about 8 a.m.



ORIGINAL STORY 6/12/13 7:35 a.m.
GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A search is underway for an elderly patient reported missing from a Gallipolis area nursing home.

Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning tells WSAZ.com that 83-year-old Alden Salisbury disappeared from the Abbyshire Place Nursing and Rehab Center in Bidwell between 5 and 5:30 Wednesday morning.

Browning says Salisbury had only been a patient at the center for a couple of days.

The Sheriff say it appears Salisbury left through a open window. He is 5’9” and weighs about 180 pounds. He was wearing a white t-shirt, dark jeans and socks.

Several deputies are now searching the area around the center for Mr. Salisbury.

We have a crew headed to the area. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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