Silver Alert Success Story: Missing Wisconsin Man Found Safe in Nevada
On March 28, 2017, a Silver Alert was issued for 81-year-old Vito Episcopo. Episcopo went missing in Delavan, Wisconsin and was found safe 1,700 miles away in Nevada.
From the story on WKOW:
A Silver Alert for 81-year-old Vito Episcopo has now been canceled.
Mr. Episcopo was found safe in Nevada.
DELAVAN (WKOW) — A statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a missing 81-year-old Walworth County man.
Vito Episcopo was last seen Monday evening around 5:30, in Delavan, driving a white 2015 Ford Escape with Wisconsin plates of 116-MWW.
Mr. Episcopo stands 5’10” and is 240 pounds. He has hazel eyes and brown, unkempt hair. He also wears eyeglasses.
Episcopo does have a medical condition which he needs medication for survival. This medication is not with him.
He does have family in Darien, Illinois and he is known to frequent Midway Airport.