The silver alert issued for a missing 72-year-old Hopkins County man has been cancelled. William Downard was reported to have been “located safety” early Sunday morning, according to Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office.
A silver alert was issued for Downard Saturday morning, July 25. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by one of Downard’s family members at 2 a.m., when when he failed to return home. He had last been seen around 5 p.m. Friday, July 24, and was at that time believed to be traveling in a red 2014 model Ford F150 pickup.
Authorities posted the following flyer asking for the public’s help in locating the missing man. HCSO reported Downard had been found safe Sunday morning, but no other details were released Sunday.