UPDATE: Missing man found safe and in good health

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UPDATE: Tuesday, July 14th at 7:30 a.m. – 56 year old Matthew Williams has been found safe. According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, he was found at a convenience store by family friend Saturday night. The family friend drove Williams to his sister’s house and he is in good health.


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office needs help finding a missing man.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, 56 year old Matthew Williams walked away from his assisted living residence in the 600 block of Monroe Street on Thursday night.

Deputies say Williams suffers from dementia and has other minor medical issues that he takes medication for.

Williams is 6 feet, 4 inches tall, weighs 230 pounds and is bald. He was last seen wearing a gray and white striped shirt, jeans and red shoes.

If you see Williams, call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500 or call the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.