CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) UPDATE: 5:41 p.m.: John Bowyer has been located.

According to Lt. Tony Hazelett of the Charleston Police Department, Bowyer was found on the east end of Charleston and has been transported back to CAMC. 


CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — The Charleston Police Department and West Virginia State Police are working to release a silver alert after a CAMC patient went missing Sunday morning.

Around 10:30 a.m., a 90-year-old dementia patient, John Bowyer, is said to have walked away from the CAMC – General Hospital.

Bowyer currently resides at Montgomery General Elderly Care. He is 5’10”, 150 lbs, and was last seen wearing a black plaid shirt, blue jeans, and brown dress shoes.