Authorities locate missing senior


Kenneth Edgar Gilliland

UPDATE 3/20/20 2:04 PM: The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has canceled the Missing Senior Alert for Kenneth Edgar Gilliland. Authorities said Gilliland was found, and he is safe.

SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. – The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office needs help find a missing senior.

Authorities said Kenneth Edgar Gilliland, 87, left his home Thursday morning for a scheduled appointment at 9:15 a.m. at St. Vincents Hospital East in Birmingham.

According to the sheriff’s office, Gilliland is driving a gold 2009 Chevrolet Impala with an Alabama handicapped plate TPS084.

Authorities said Gilliland is a white male with blue eyes, gray hair, and a mustache. He weighs 185 pounds and is 5 feet 10 inches tall.

Authorities also said he may be suffering from a condition that may impair his judgment.

The sheriff’s office said data last showed Gilliland’s vehicle to be in Brookside, AL on Brookside Coalburg Road at 12:32 p.m. on Thursday.

If anyone has any information about Kenneth Gilliland’s whereabouts, please contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office at 205-669-4181 or call 911.

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