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Missing elderly Kalama man found safe

Missing elderly Kalama man found safe


An elderly Kalama man who had disappeared Thursday afternoon was found safe at about 10:30 a.m. Friday morning, according to Cowlitz County Search and Rescue.

Peter J. Slempa, 89, had last been seen at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday and was thought to have wandered away from his home on Twilight Lane, according to 911 call logs. He wandered away from his house last year and a neighbor found him in a ditch.

Search and Rescue responders searched for him near Sauer Road Friday morning, but there was no immediate word on where he was found.


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