Missing 93-year-old found around 17 hours after leaving home

A Missing Endangered Adult Alert has been canceled almost 17 hours after after a Bellefontaine man drove away from his home and didn’t return.

James B. Dearwester, 93, drove away from his home on South Evansville Street at about 6 a.m., and police are concerned for his safety, Bellefontaine police said.

Bellefontaine dispatchers said that Dearwester had been found Wednesday evening. His condition was unknown, but dispatchers said that neither an ambulance nor the coroner were called.

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