Missing Ft. Bend County man found safe in central Texas


Kenneth Panton, 81, who lives in the n the Pecan Grove subdivision in the Richmond area, had been missing since yesterday and a Silver Alert was issued.

This afternoon, we got word from the Ft. Bend County Sheriff's Office that Panton was found in Liberty Hill, Texas, which is in central Texas. He was reportedly disoriented, but otherwise OK. He'll be checked out and transferred back to Ft. Bend County.

Panton, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, had last seen by his wife at about 2am. She noticed he was missing at about 3:30am and contacted authorities.

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