Elderly Lawrence County man found in Alabama

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Loretto police were searching for an elderly man missing since Friday. 

Family members told police that Rex Staggs mental and emotional state is that of a young child and that he has been without necessary medication for 3 days.

Police say someone reported seeing Staggs Saturday at the Loretto Quick Mart telling people he was trying to get to family in Alabama. His family in Tennessee says he does not have any relatives in Alabama. 

Loretto police said Staggs was located safe in Florence, Alabama and will be reunited with his family. 

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