GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — A missing Greene County man was found safe in Georgia a week after a Silver Alert was issued for him.
Authorities shared that they were trying to locate Edwin Bowen, 73 on April 17. On April 25, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation shared that Bowen had been found and was safe in Georgia.
According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), Bowen’s medical condition may impair his ability to return home safely.
Bowen may be driving a green 2001 Dodge Van 1500 with a Vietnam veteran specialty plate reading 7V744.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Greene County Sheriff’s Department at 423-798-1800 or the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.
Authorities say nearly 400 people go missing in Tennessee each year. That’s five people for every 100,000. Check this list of people missing from East Tennessee to see if you can help locate someone.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated.