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71-year-old man found safe

Leroy Miller

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 71-year-old man who went missing Friday morning has been found safe and reunited with his family, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police said Leroy Miller, also known as Leroy Brown, walked out of his West 27th Street home on the Northside about 1:30 a.m. Friday for unknown reasons.

Miller has been diagnosed with dementia, police said. They said he had previously been recovered in the Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway area, as well as the Lane Avenue area.

His wife said he may have been in the Gateway Mall area.

He was found safe about 12:30 p.m.