84-year-old man found safe after leaving Knoxville hospital


UPDATE: Jack Burchfield was found safe Friday morning and has been transported back to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

Original story:

Knoxville police are asking for your help Friday as they search for an endangered elderly man.

84-year-old Jack Burchfield was last seen leaving Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Thursday evening.

He stands 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 165 pounds. We’re also told he suffers from memory loss and confusion.

Police say he may be in a 2013 white Lincoln MKX with Tennessee tags. There was a possible sighting of Burchfield in Halls late Thursday night but he was gone by the time officers arrived.

If you see Burchfield or his vehicle, you’re asked to call the Knoxville Police Department at 865-215-4010.

UPDATE: Jack Burchfield was located by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office early this morning at the Comfort Inn at 7585…

Posted by Knoxville Police Department – TN on Thursday, August 29, 2019

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