Lawrence community searches for man

Published 5:00 am Friday, June 8, 2007

Nearly 50 people scoured an area near a 1091 Holmesville Roadresidence Thursday in an effort to locate a Lawrence County manreported missing by his family.

David Fuller left his home early Thursday morning on foot andwas reported missing by his family around 9 a.m., said LawrenceCounty Sheriff’s Department investigator Ray Smith.

Fuller was found by volunteers late in the afternoon in thewoods approximately two miles north of his house. He wasuninjured.

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“It appears he got off his medication and wandered off into thewoods,” Smith said. “He was just disoriented.”

Sheriff’s deputies, volunteer firefighters, civil defensemembers, a Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department search dog andfamily members were involved in the search.