Missing elderly Lincoln County couple found safe

Missing elderly Lincoln County couple found safe
Charles & Maxine Whitner (Source: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office)

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - A Silver Alert issued for an elderly couple in Lincoln County has been cancelled after the man and wife were found safe, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.

Charles William Whitner, 81, and his wife, Maxine Whitner, 80, were reported missing after they were last seen off of Beth Haven Church Road in Denver, NC, on Monday.

On Thursday, the sheriff’s office said the couple was found safe at an inn in Lenoir around 7 a.m. Both are in good condition and family members went to pick them up.

No further information has been released.

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