Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office locate missing man with dementia in GA

Published: Feb. 9, 2016 at 3:35 PM CST|Updated: Mar. 9, 2016 at 2:01 PM CST
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FRANKLIN COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office say they have located a man with mild dementia that had been missing  since Monday.

Officials say Jerry Cotham, 78 was found in Rome, GA and appears to be okay and is being taken to a local hospital to be checked.

Cotham was reported missing on Monday and was last seen at Willie's Gas Station at the intersection of HIghway 243 and Highway 81.

He was driving a 2008 Ford F150 extended cab gray pickup truck.

There was another man in the truck with him.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency issued a missing senior alert for Cotham on Tuesday afternoon.

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