KCSO: 88-year-old man located safe in N.C.

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BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WATE) — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday night that a man for whom it had issued a Silver Alert Tuesday was safely located in North Carolina.

According to KCSO, Everett Irwin has been located by the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina.

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“He is safe and is being transported to a local hospital as a precaution,” KCSO said.

Sheriff Tom Spangler along with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit wants to thank the Sheriff and his deputies in Buncombe County.

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