Missing Burney man with dementia found safe in Fall River Mills

Dec 24, 2015 12:36 PM by News Team

A 72-year-old Burney man reported as an at-risk missing person has been found safe, sleeping at a local church, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday morning.

According to the sheriff’s office, one of Lester Daniel Wilson’s relatives saw a news report about his uncle’s statues as a missing person Wednesday night.

The relative called authorities and said he had given Wilson a ride to the Full Gospel Church on Bridge Street, in Fall River Mills Tuesday.

Family members found Wilson sleeping inside the church. Sheriff’s deputies confirmed that Wilson was in good health, and he was able to return home with the family.


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