The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has cancelled a Silver Alert for a missing elderly man that was last seen Monday morning.
John Shirley Lichliter Jr. was last seen around 10 Monday morning at the Red Apple Group located at 712 Village Road in Shallotte.
The 79-year-old was found overnight near Charleston, SC according to officials.
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