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UPDATE: Missing Kansas Couple Found Safe

KSAL Staff - June 19, 2013 7:25 am

Law enforcement officials are looking for an elderly Kansas couple who have not been heard from since Monday.

Law enforcement officials are looking for an elderly Kansas couple who have not been heard from since Monday.

An elderly Kansas couple that had not been seen since Monday has been found safe in Michigan.

Garnett police say 92-year-old Vernon Hunt and 81-year-old Goldie Hunt of Garnett left their home Monday for a trip to Dwight, Ill., but did not show up as scheduled that evening.

Police say the couple was found Wednesday after stopping in Milo, Mich., to ask for directions. Milo is in northern Michigan, more than 400 miles from Dwight, Ill.

ORIGINAL: Law enforcement officials are looking for an elderly Kansas couple who have not been heard from since Monday.

Police say 91-year-old Vernon Hunt and 81-year-old Goldie Hunt of Garnett left their home Monday for a trip to Dwight, Ill. Relatives believe the couple planned to drive Interstate 70 from Kansas City to St. Louis and Interstate 55 to Dwight.

Their vehicle is a black 2005 Chrysler 300 with Kansas plates 473FNM.

Their son, Jay Selanders, said the couple has a cell phone but it has apparently not been turned on.

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