UPDATED: Endangered person advisory canceled for missing south county man


The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a missing south county man was found safe after an endangered person advisory was issued after he was missing since Thursday morning.

The MSHP issued the updated notice about 2:30 p.m. Friday.

The original notice said that Paul Harrington, 57, was last seen by his wife at his house in the 9700 block of Concord Hills Court in Affton off Tesson Ferry Road at 10:30 a.m., police said. He is described as a white male, 5 feet, 7 inches, 155 pounds, with brown hair, green eyes and a scruffy beard, wearing unknown clothing.

Harrington has dementia and is an alcoholic, the MSHP said in its advisory.

Anyone who has seen Harrington or knows more about his location should immediately dial 911, contact the nearest law enforcement agency or call the St. Louis County Police Department at (636) 529-8210.