UPDATE: Columbia police cancel Endangered Person Advisory after man found safe

2 years 4 months 1 week ago Monday, April 04 2016 Apr 4, 2016 Monday, April 04, 2016 4:41:00 AM CDT April 04, 2016 in News
By: Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA – The Columbia Police Department has canceled an Endangered Person Advisory for a developmentally disabled man after he was found safe Monday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol sent out the original alert early Monday morning. The alert said 55-year-old Russell Farrel went missing from a group home at 2309 Highland Drive in Columbia Sunday evening.

Highway Patrol said the man went to bed at 8:25 p.m. Sunday and was found missing at 8:45 p.m.

The new alert was released just after 7 a.m. Monday and said Farrel had been found safe.

[Editor's note: This story has been updated with new details after the man was found safe.]

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