Missing Boone County senior located alive, well

Photo: Akira Asaumi

Boone County Search and Rescue (BCSAR) says an 81-year-old man reported missing Wednesday was found in an abandoned house just after 5 p.m. Thursday. According to the Harrison Daily Times, Akira Asaumi was last seen Wednesday at his residence in the area of state Highway 206 West and Highway 7 South.

Initial reports were that he was last seen walking northbound toward Harrison, but BCSAR officials say it was confirmed on video he was seen walking southbound toward Newton County just before 5 Wednesday evening.

Glenn Redding with BCSAR says Asaumi was found alive and well Thursday evening around 5:30 and was taken back to his family.

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