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Police find missing elderly Macoupin County man

Leslie Cox
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The Macoupin County Sheriff’s Department has located Leslie Cox, 90, who had been missing since Wednesday night, according to a Facebook post.

Cox was found alive and well just north of Brighton by the Brighton Police Department.

Authorities had been seeking the public’s help in locating Cox, who is from Benld.

Cox had been missing since 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a Macoupin County Sheriff’s Department news release. Police said Cox suffers from dementia and has heart problems.

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