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Du Quoin PD cancels LEAP Alert after missing man found

Sammie W. Wells (Source: Du Quoin Police Department) Sammie W. Wells (Source: Du Quoin Police Department)
(Source: Du Quoin Police Department) (Source: Du Quoin Police Department)
DU QUOIN, IL (KFVS) -

The Du Quoin Police Department has canceled a LEAP Alert for an elderly man who was last seen Friday, Jan. 15 after he was found in Missouri.

Sammie W. Well, 78,  reportedly called his daughter at midnight on Friday and told her he was on Illinois Route 4 in Mascoutah and was lost. He was trying to get to RV show in Saint Louis.

His cell phone was pinged at a gas station in Sparta, Illinois about 1 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16.

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