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Missing Lee County Man Located

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LEE COUNTY, N.C. — Lee County officials emergency crews have located a man reported missing Monday morning.

Joe Silvis, 75, was found walking down a Sanford street just before 8 a.m. Tuesday.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office and search and rescue teams had been searching a two-mile radius along Deep River Road from the air and on the ground.

Silvis suffers from Alzheimer's disease and has a heart condition.

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