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Published on May 29, 2024
Missing Nashville Man Found Safe, Silver Alert Deactivated as Community Breathes Sigh of ReliefSource: X/Metro Nashville PD

A man who was the subject of a Silver Alert in Nashville has been found safe, enforcing an end to an almost day-long search that sparked a city-wide concern. 39-year-old Billy Splan was located in downtown Nashville—it's reported that he is doing well after having last been sighted on Monday evening, according to Fox 17.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Metro Nashville Police Department had issued an urgent Silver Alert for Splan on the evening of Tuesday, May 28, after he went missing from his Rice Road apartment at around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, as detailed by WKRN. The alert concerning Splan, who is non-verbal and faces various medical issues that could endanger his ability to navigate home safely alone, mobilized public assistance in the search for his whereabouts, he was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and gray sweatpants before his disappearance.

Details provided by the authorities described Splan as a 5-foot-5-inch tall man, weighing 160 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes which helped identify him. "He has multiple medical conditions that impair his ability to return home safely. See him? Call 615-862-8600," pleaded the MNPD, as per WSMV.