Police Cancel “Silver Alert” for Mesquite Man

Mesquite police said Tuesday a 73-year-old man who went missing Monday evening has been located.

David Lee Martin left his home in north Mesquite at about 5:30 p.m. pick up dinner from a nearby pizza restaurant. When he did not return home, his wife called the restaurant and was told that Martin had never arrived.

At about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday, Martin was seen at a convenience store in Minneola, Texas.

Martin has been diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer's and has short-term memory issues.

Mesquite police said Martin was located at a Walmart in Quinlan, Texas, at about 9 p.m. Tuesday.

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