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August 20, 2011

Silver Alert Success Story: 79-year old North Carolina man found in Washington, D.C

by silveralertbill

On August 17, 2011, a Silver Alert  was issued for 79-year-old John Randolph Trammell. Trammell
went missing in Hillsborough, North Carolina, and was later found alive 270 miles away in Washington, D.C.

From the news story on WRAL-TV:

An Orange County man was found in Washington, D.C., a day after he was the subject of a Silver Alert.

The daughter of John Randolph Trammell, 79, said her father was in a minor car accident in the district, and she hoped to bring him home to Hillsborough Friday.

A Silver Alert was issued Wednesday for Trammell, who has diabetes and is in the early stages of dementia.

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