Deputies: Man with dementia, other cognitive issues who went missing this morning has been found safe

CANDLER, NC (FOX Carolina) – Buncombe County deputies on Wednesday asked people to be on the lookout for a missing 47-year-old man who they said had dementia and other cognitive impairments. Later that afternoon, deputies announced that Johnny Lee Guye had been found safe

Guye is around 5’ 10” tall and weighs 181 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair.

Guye went missing Wednesday around 6:45 a.m. near his residence in Candler. Deputies said Guye may have been attempting travel to the Gastonia area. He was later found in Henderson County.