Missing Columbus man found safe

Willie Mack Henderson Jr. | Source: Columbus Police Department

Columbus police said a man who had not been seen in a couple of weeks is okay.

Posted: Aug 23, 2019 7:32 PM
Updated: Aug 26, 2019 11:17 AM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) — Police in Columbus said a man who had not been seen in a couple of weeks is okay.

Officers on Thursday asked for the public's help in finding Wille Henderson Junior, 66, of Columbus.

On Friday, police said Henderson had been found safe.

It turns out he was staying at a relative's house and didn't know people were looking for him.

According to officers, the man had not been seen since August 6. 

There was also a concern because he has vision problems.

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