UPDATE: Authorities find missing Prentiss County man

By Lena Mitchell/NEMS Daily Journal

BOONEVILLE – An elderly man with a mild case of dementia left his Prentiss County home in the Wheeler community early Monday morning to go to the Social Security office in Corinth and was missing for several hours before being found.

The Prentiss County Sheriff’s Office had previously issued an alert to be on the lookout for Glen Roland Shelton, 79, of County Road 5101.

Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar said the man was found Monday in Dyer, Tennessee. He was disoriented, but not hurt.