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.