UPDATE: Donald Cook has been found and is in the hospital.
PRINCETON, Kan. — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office hopes someone can help them find Donald Eugene Cook, 75, who was last seen Wednesday, April 16 at his home in rural Franklin County.
Information provided in the Silver Alert says Donald Cook was recently diagnosed with a terminal illness and was upset by the diagnosis.
He left his home at 836 Kentucky Road at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, but did not tell his spouse where he was headed. Donald wears glasses. At the time of his disappearance, he was wearing gray, baggy sweatpants, black tennis shoes and possibly a t-shirt, unknown color. He was wearing a black coat with pictures of horses on the back, and his name “DON on the front and “Cook’s Ranch” written on the back of the coat. He may have also been wearing a hat with KU or OU o the front.