Silver alert: Police find missing 73-year-old Port St. Lucie man

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PORT ST. LUCIE — Police found a senior citizen who drove away from his home on New Year's Eve and was missing nearly a full day.

Michael Murphy is 73 years old and suffers from dementia and hearing loss, Port St. Lucie police said. He left his home about 5:30 p.m. Friday in a 2018 silver Honda CRV. The Silver Alert, issued after midnight Saturday, indicated there was no known location where Murphy may have been headed.

About 5 p.m. Saturday, police said Murphy was found safe in Vero Beach.

Michael Murphy
Michael Murphy

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Lamaur Stancil is the Treasure Coast regional economy reporter covering business and industries, including retail, tourism and hospitality. Contact him at 321-987-7179 or lamaur.stancil@tcpalm.com and follow him at Lamaur Stancil on Facebook and @TCPalmLStancil on Twitter.

This article originally appeared on Treasure Coast Newspapers: Police find missing 73-year-old Michael Murphy of Port St. Lucie

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