Eugene police say Walter Carlson was found locked in a closet at the Southtowne facility in south Eugene.
Lane County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue had been searching for Carlson since Monday. There were approximately 50 people involved in the search.
Police say 83-year-old Walter Carlson walked away from his residence at Southtowne Living Center on West 28th Avenue. Police say he suffers from severe dementia, requires medical supervision, and is easily confused.