UPDATE: Silver Alert for Missing Salina Man Cancelled

Gene Oliver Wolfe

UPDATE: A statewide Silver Alert issued Saturday for a missing Salina man has been cancelled.

According to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Gene Oliver Wolfe, 89, was found deceased late Monday morning. Wolfe, who suffered from from Alzheimer’s and Dementia, was last seen in Salina at about 3 p.m. Saturday.

He initially indicated that he might be going to his parents’ gravesite near the Dickinson County community of Manchester, but authorities did not locate him there.

According to a media release from the Salina Police Department, a Dickinson County Sheriff’s deputy was sent to the 2800 block of Avenue Road just before 11 a.m. Monday in reference a report of a vehicle off of a roadway that was not maintained. Upon arrival, the deputy found Wolfe in his vehicle deceased.

There were no signs of foul play and no autopsy will be ordered, according to the release.

SALINE COUNTY – The Salina Police Department has requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) distribute the below information in the form of a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Salina man.

The whereabouts of Gene Oliver Wolfe, 89, are currently unknown. Wolfe suffers from Alzheimer’s and Dementia. He is 5’5″, 155 lbs., has short gray hair, hazel eyes, and wears glasses.

Wolfe was last seen in Salina at approximately 3 p.m. Saturday. He is believed to have left home in a 2002 White Ford Taurus with Kansas tag number 096JGM. The Taurus also has a broken tail light.

Wolfe’s direction of travel is unknown. He mentioned going to his parents’ gravesite in Manchester, but has not been located there.

The Salina Police Department asks anyone with information, or who has had contact with Wolfe, to immediately call them at 785-826-7210.


Updated: January 29, 2018 — 2:21 pm

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