Missing senior found in Okaloosa County

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A missing senior is found safe in Okaloosa County.

89 year old Cecil Betterton was found stranded in the woods Tuesday. Okaloosa County’s Sheriff Office was on a manhunt for another person, when they saw Betterton's silver Chevrolet Silverado in a river. Betterton was found lying on the ground near his vehicle. He was transported to North Okaloosa Medical Center. Other than scratches he is in good health.

Okaloosa County Sheriff Harden say they probably would of never found Betterton if they weren't on the manhunt.


The Butler County, Alabama Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating Cecil Betterton.

Mr. Betterton is an 89 year old white male and may be suffering from a condition that may impair his judgment.

He was last seen wearing a blue shirt and pants traveling west on Highway 106 in Georgiana, Alabama around 6 pm on 16 December 2017.

Mr. Betterton may be driving a 2001 silver Chevrolet Silverado with Alabama tag 10AN816.

If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of Cecil Betterton, please contact the Butler County Sheriff's Office at (334) 382-6521or call 911.