Missing Marshall Man Located, Safe
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MARSHALL COUNTY, KY - UPDATE: The Golden Alert has been canceled. Marshall County Emergency Management Director Curt Curtner says Wilbur Buchanan has been located and is safe.

Original Story:

A Golden Alert has been issued for a missing Marshall County man.

The Marshall County Sheriff's Office says at approximately 3:00 pm Thursday, Wilbur (Gene) Buchanan, who suffers from Alzheimer's Disease, left his home in Sharpe. Deputies say Buchanan left in a 2011 GMC pick up truck, white in color, with KY registration of 758 MNB.

Buchanan was last seen by his wife at their home. Mrs. Buchanan advised that Wilbur had mentioned he was going to Grove Center, KY, where he grew up. Police say Wilbur Buchanan also has two nieces who reside in Morganfield, KY.

Anyone with information on Buchanan's whereabouts is asked to contact the Marshall County Sheriff's Office or local law enforcement.

Published 06:09 PM, Thursday May. 17, 2018
Updated 04:55 AM, Friday May. 18, 2018

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