FOUND: Kansas City, Kansas Man Is Reported Missing

By: AP
By: AP

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP)-- Update: Overland Park police said Friday night that John E. Burris has been found safe and has been reunited with his family.

Previous Story: Authorities have issued a Silver Alert for an 80-year-old Kansas City, Kansas man who has dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.

Police say John E. Burris told his family Thursday evening that he was in Overland Park buying a pair of shoes. Family members said he sounded confused and said he was lost trying to get home.

Authorities believe Burris might have driven north along Kansas 7 toward Atchison or Leavenworth. He is driving a maroon or burgundy 1995 Crown Victoria with Kansas Tag of 440BZH.

Burris is a black man, 6-feet-2-inches, 180 pounds with brown eyes, gray hair and a full gray beard. The family was not sure what clothes he was wearing.

Posted by Greg Palmer


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