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Missing Durham Man Found Alive

Posted November 8, 2003 5:27 a.m. EST

— An elderly Durham man who had been missing since Wednesday was found alive Saturday.

Roscoe Cofield, 72, was found by hunters in Chatham County. He was taken to UNC Hospitals for exposure and was in stable condition Saturday evening.

Cofield had last been seen at his home on Fearrington Road Wednesday afternoon.

Officials said he suffers from dementia but was not taking medication.