Missing Alzheimer’s patient found in Tennessee

Alton Sims, missing man

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says that Alton Sims has been found. He’s the man reported missing by his family after he disappeared Thursday night.

Alton’s family said they were able to ping his cell phone around 1:00 a.m. in Jackson County, but they couldn’t find anything further.

The sheriff’s office says Alton was found this morning in Tennessee. He was disoriented.

Family members are now working with law enforcement to get Alton back home to Madison County.