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Silver Alert discontinued for missing 87-year-old man

Gordon Benton Waddell has been found, officials say

Fort Bend Silver Alert image.
Fort Bend Silver Alert image. (KSAT)

RICHMOND, Texas – The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office has discontinued the search for an 87-year-old man Thursday morning.

Officials said Gordon Benton Waddell has been found and the Silver Alert has been discontinued as of 8:20 a.m.

Waddell disappeared around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 3000 block of FM 2977 in Richmond, Texas driving a green, 1996 Toyota Camry with Texas license plate 2FTBS.

Law enforcement officials believed his disappearance posed a credible threat to his own health and safety.


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