Missing Powell County man found in Knott County

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Published: Nov. 22, 2021 at 1:11 PM EST
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POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The Powell County Sheriff’s Department has canceled a golden alert for Ellis Rife.

Officials tell WYMT Rife was found in Knott County and is at home with his family in the Kite community.

Original Story:

The Powell County Sheriff’s Department issued a Golden Alert for a missing person on Monday.

Ellis Rife was last seen On November 21 leaving his home driving a maroon Saturn.

Officials said he is a 90-year-old dementia patient and needs daily medication.

They say he also has property in Salyersville and the Kite community of Knott County.

If you have any information, you can call local authorities, Kentucky State Police or the Powell County Dispatch at 606-663-4116.

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