Search for missing man with Alzheimer’s disease called off

Tyrone Cotton

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The 61-year old man who went missing yesterday afternoon has been found safe.

Tyrone Cotton was last seen around noon Wednesday near the Riverdale and Shelby Drive area.

Authorities said he takes blood pressure medication but didn’t have it with him at the time of his disappearance, prompting family members to become concerned. They also said he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

Deputies didn’t reveal any additional information.