78 year old man missing out of Carbondale, IL found safe

(Source: Carbondale Police Department/Facebook)
(Source: Carbondale Police Department/Facebook)

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - The City of Carbondale Police Department has confirmed that Lee Batie has been found and is safe.

Officers say 78-year-old Batie was found by Illinois State Police in central Illinois on May 16.

On Thursday, May 11 at 8:40 p.m. the Carbondale police responded to a report of a missing person on the 1400 block of Old West Main Street.

Officers said they learned that three days earlier Batie was seen leaving his apartment at 12:30 p.m, but had not been seen or heard from since.

Officials said Batie was recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and early onset Dementia.

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