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Ft. Lauderdale Elderly Man Located

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Joseph Butler, 79, is missing and has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. Source: Ft. Lauderdale Police Department

Joseph Butler, 79, is missing and has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Source: Ft. Lauderdale Police Department

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FT. LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Fort Lauderdale police have located a man they were searching for after he wandered off from an apartment complex.

Joseph Butler, 79, has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and depression. He was seen the night of August 1 walking away from his apartment complex in the 600 block of Northwest 10th Avenue.

Police did not say where he was located, but did say Butler is in good health and has been reunited with his family.

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