Fayette County

Update: 79-year-old with dementia found after not coming home from doctor’s appointment

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — The Fayetteville Police Department has found a 79-year-old who didn’t come home after a doctor’s appointment Friday.

Authorities said 79-year-old Edward Felder, was last seen near Senoia at 10:51 a.m., Suwanee at 12:36 p.m., Chamblee at 1:27 p.m., Hiram at 4:39 p.m., and a Citgo gas station in Acworth at 5:40 p.m.

“Mr. Elder has been located safe and sound. He has been reunited with his family. We appreciate every agency, and citizens shares with the location of Mr. Elder,” the department said in a Facebook post on Saturday afternoon.

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After thanking citizens for helping the department find Elder, the department asked people to stay safe this holiday season.

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