Silver Alert canceled for missing Booneville man

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PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Silver Alert issued for William Jumper has been canceled. He has been located and is safe.

PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation (MBI) issued a Silver Alert for 85-year-old William Jumper of Booneville.

Jumper is described as five feet and eleven inches tall, weighs 165 pounds, with a bald head and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing khaki pants, a blue button-up shirt with white squares, and glasses. 

According to MBI, Jumper was last seen Tuesday, May 25, at about 3:15 p.m. traveling west on Interstate 22 near Veterans Boulevard in Lee County. He is believed to be in a 2009 gray Chevrolet 1500 bearing Mississippi tag PW13810 traveling west on Interstate 22.

Family members said Jumper suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment. If anyone has information regarding his location, contact Tupelo Police Department at 662-869-2911.

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