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Missing 68-year-old Columbia County man located

Posted at 6:27 PM, Dec 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-26 23:48:55-05

UPDATE: Authorities say Kenneth Nelson is found safe.


A statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a missing man out of Columbia County.

Authorities say 68-year-old Kenneth Nelson was last seen by neighbors leaving the apartment complex that he lives in (202 Hillside Terrace, Poynette, WI, 59355) around 6:30 Wednesday night. Kenneth never returned home to his apartment and left his cell phone at home.

He does have a medical pendent, but the batteries have died and his family is no longer able to ping his phone and cannot contact him through his pendent.

Nelson is driving a silver Chevrolet Impala with Wisconsin license plates 775RAX.

If you have any information, contact the Poynette Police Department at (608) 742-4166, Ext 1.