Missing 75-yr-old Vicksburg man found safe - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Missing 75-yr-old Vicksburg man found safe

James Wesley Jenkins.....Source: MBI James Wesley Jenkins.....Source: MBI
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VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A missing 75-year-old Vicksburg man has been found safe.

Warren County EMA Director John Elfer says there was a multi-unit search going on for the man who walked away from a Vicksburg nursing home Monday morning.

Rankin, Yazoo, and Madison Counties had members from their sheriff's office and EMA assisting Warren County with the search. Vicksburg police also assisted and more teams from Hinds County Sheriff's Office were expected to arrive in Vicksburg this afternoon.

Parties searched into the night for the man and Rankin County Sheriff's Office flew a drone until midnight looking for the missing man.

The search resumed again Tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m until he was found at 10:15 a.m. Jenkins was disoriented, but unharmed.

A search grid was established Tuesday from Shady Lawn nursing home to South Frontage Road to Old Highway 27. 

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