Silver Alert Canceled, Missing Man Found Safe

John Lewis Roper (Photo: MBI)

UPDATE: MBI says John Lewis Roper has been found and that he’s safe.

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Authorities have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 79-year-old man.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking for John Lewis Roper. He was last seen Monday around 10:30 a.m. in Saltillo in Lee County. He was wearing a white long-sleeved shirt, black slacks and a black hat.

Family members say Roper suffers from a medical condition that could impair his judgment.

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Roper contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Department at 662-841-9040.

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