EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSMISSING KANAWHA MAN
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Missing Man Suffering From Alzheimer's Found
Reported by: Dave Benton
Videographer: Jeremy Bias
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Mar. 9, 2013 5:30 PM EST
Updated: Mar. 11, 2013 8:43 AM EDT
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia
Within an hour of seeing an Eyewitness News story about a missing man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, someone called his family members to tell them he was found and was in Charleston Area Medical Center General Hospital.
A couple walking near Rock Lake Saturday afternoon heard Albert “Hammy” Hall, 66, calling for help and found him lying in a creek, where he had been all night.
Hall's family said he's doing fine now, but will stay at the hospital overnight for observation.
A missing South Charleston man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease has been found.
Albert “Hammy” Hall, 66, was found Saturday lying in a creek near Rock Lake, where he had been all night.
Passers-by heard a man calling for help and discovered him. Hall was taken to the hospital where he was being kept overnight for observation.
A South Charleston man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease has been missing since Friday afternoon.
Albert “Hammy” Hall, 66, was last seen when he was dropped off at Loretta's Pastime Bar and Grill on the west side of Charleston at about 1:30 p.m. Friday.
Hall is a regular visitor to the business and frequently stops by to dine and play slots.
The bartender believed Hall could have boarded the wrong KRT bus and got lost attempting to get home.
Police are searching for Hall and ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call 911.
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