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UPDATE: Search is over for missing Franklin County man

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CHRISTOPHER, IL (KFVS) -

Police say 31-year-old Brian Karnes of Benton, IL is alive after disappearing for more than a month ago.

According to Christopher Public Information Officer Ben Burkhamer, after Heartland News aired the story about Karnes missing, he apparently called his mother to let her know he was ok.

No word on where he is tonight.

Earlier the family of a Franklin County man were looking for clues that could lead them to their missing family member. At the time he had not been seen in more than a month.

Brian Karnes, 31, of Benton, Illinois had not been seen since October 16.

According to family, Brian Karnes and his wife were separated at the time of his disappearance.

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