West Warwick man found after police issue Silver Alert

Charles Murphy

By Stephanie Vargas 


A West Warwick man, in the beginning stages of Dementia, was found safely Saturday in Charlestown after Portsmouth Police issued a Silver Alert.

Police say 79 year old Charles Murphy was last seen on August 7th at 10:30 p.m. when he left a residence in West Warwick to travel to Portsmouth. He never arrived. 

Murphy is described to be 6'0 tall, 195 lbs, with gray hair and blue eyes. 

The vehicle he was traveling in bears the Rhode Island registration 629461 and is a 2013 silver Mercedes model C300. 

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