MUSC: Missing man found safe in Georgia

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Public Safety officials at the Medical University of South Carolina said the missing 70-year-old man was found safe in Georgia Wednesday night.

Officials said 70-year-old Franklin McKnight wandered away from one of the campus buildings Tuesday afternoon. According to officials, McKnight was last seen around 1 p.m. Tuesday at the College of Dental Medicine. He was waiting on his wife who had an appointment there.

MUSC officials said he was safe and that family members had been contacted.

McKnight is in the early stages of Alzheimer's and has been prescribed medicine, officials said.

Public Safety officials did not say where in Georgia McKnight is or why he went there.