Desoto County News

Missing Southaven man found

A Silver Alert had been issued this morning for a Southaven man missing since early this (Tuesday) morning, but Southaven police say the man has since been found.

Arthur Jones, age 74, went missing early this morning. He was last seen leaving his home near the Clare Apartments about 1 a.m. Officials said Jones suffers from dementia.

Southaven Police issued a release shortly after the Silver Alert was issued to say that Jones had been found and thanked the DeSoto County Search and Rescue team for their help in finding him.

Arthur Jones

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