Missing 48-year-old KCK man found safe at area hospital

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Donald Carter

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Police tell FOX4 that the 48-year-old man they were looking  Monday has been found safe.

Police found Donald Ray Carter at an area hospital.

Family reported him missing and said they were concerned Monday because he has a “diminished mental capacity” that might prevent him from caring for himself for an extended time.

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Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing 48-year-old man.

Donald Carter is described as 5-foot-8 and weighing about 300 pounds. He was last seen walking away from a motel near 61st Street and State Avenue in KCK, wearing a blue jacket, navy blue shirt, blue sweatpants and white tennis shoes.

Carter’s family said the 48-year-old has a “diminished mental capacity” that might prevent him from caring for himself for an extended time.

Anyone who sees Carter or has information about his location is asked to call the KCK Police Department at 913-596-3000 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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