Missing elderly man found in marsh-area of Bath Township

BATH, OH (WOIO) - A missing elderly man was found in a marsh-area of Bath Township on Tuesday.

81-year-old Arthur Cole, who suffers from Alzheimer's, was last seen early Sunday morning, when he went out to get the morning paper in the 600 block of N. Hametown Road.

Police say around 12:30pm on Tuesday, emergency crews responded to the 500 block of N. Hametown Road to investigate a reported cry for help.

After an extensive search through heavy vegetation, Cole was found alive.  He was coherent and speaking with emergency crews.

Cole was taken to the hospital for evaluation.

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