UPDATE: Silver Alert cancelled after man with memory loss issues found safe

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(UPDATE: 5/28/21, 9:50 P.M.)

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (ABC4) – The Silver Alert for 62-year-old Joe Ray Vialpando has been cancelled after the man was found safe at a local hospital, police announced Friday night.

In a statement to news outlets, South Salt Lake police said, “Mr. Vialpando has been found safe. He was located at an area hospital in good condition. Thank you for your help.”


SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (ABC4) – A Silver Alert has been issued for a South Salt Lake man.

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According to the South Salt Lake Police Department, 62-year-old Joe Ray Vialpando was last seen leaving his apartment at 19 W. Gregson Ave. in South Salt Lake around 4 p.m. on May 27.

Vialpando is described as 5-feet-6 inches tall, weighs 200 pounds, with long brown hair, a black/gray beard, and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing brown shoes, blue jeans, and a light blue button-up, short-sleeve, collared shirt.

Police say Vialpando suffers from memory loss issues and takes several prescription medications, which he does not currently have with him.

Vialpando does not own a vehicle.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the South Salt Lake Police Department at 801-840-4000.

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