Police find missing 94-year-old Houston man about 100 miles away

Richard Terrell Jennings, 94, is missing. (HPD)

HOUSTON – A missing elderly Houston man was found Thursday about 100 miles away, according to police.

According to the Houston Police Department, 94-year-old Richard Terrell Jennings went missing around 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Jennings last spoke to a family by phone and told that person he was stuck in traffic on Emancipation Avenue, police said.

Police said a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper located Jennings in La Grange, Texas. He was uninjured but disoriented, police said.

Jennings was taken to a nearby hospital for observation, police said.


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