Decatur Police: Missing Alzheimer’s Patient Returns Home

DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Police say a missing Alzheimer’s patient has returned home and is okay.

Ernest Pressley, 80, lives on Danville Road in Decatur.  Police say Pressley was supposed to be driving to Panama City, Florida to visit a sister in the hospital on March 11. He never made it.

He returned home Wednesday, thankfully.

Police say Pressley is an Alzheimer’s patient who is easily confused.

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Decatur Police say Mr. Pressley may be driving a Ford Expedition similar to this one.

Decatur Police say Mr. Pressley may be driving a Ford Expedition similar to this one.

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