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Silver Alert canceled for Durham man who left hospital

Posted June 8, 2011

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— Authorities canceled a Silver Alert Wednesday for a Durham man who went missing from a local hospital.

The alert was issued Tuesday night for 47-year-old Richard Cornell Davis.

Developed in 2007, Silver Alert is a system to quickly notify the public about missing endangered adults who suffer from dementia or other cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer's disease.

It also allows caregivers and nursing homes to report a person missing. In the past, only a family member could report an adult missing.

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  • pinktoe28 Jun 9, 2011

    @ Con Amor brings luv and laughter.....ReRun....LOL I was thinking the same thing....What's Happpening?????? LOL

  • Preebok Jun 8, 2011

    Con Amor - I was going to type the same thing, ha!

  • justuptonogood Jun 8, 2011

    It doesn't say which hospital.

  • rayh Jun 8, 2011

    there'a another great idea that's becoming absolutely useless and meaningless because it's being abused.

  • chevybelair57sd Jun 8, 2011

    and the rest of the story???

  • Con Amor brings luv and laughter Jun 8, 2011

    ReRun??

  • s.wake.co Jun 8, 2011

    Wonder how it feels to be cancelled by a silver alert?