Missing 71-year-old man from Opelousas found over 300 miles away in Arkansas


A 71-year-old man last seen Sunday morning in Opelousas was located Monday in Arkansas, police confirm.

Opelousas Police Chief Mark McLendon said police located Paul Jones and immediately transferred him to a local hospital for a medical observation.

Jones reportedly has dementia and left home driving his Dodge Ram pick-up truck.

His family alerted police when he did not return.

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