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Missing veteran found safe in Perry County

Howard Flateland (Photo source: Gulfport Police Department) Howard Flateland (Photo source: Gulfport Police Department)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

A missing veteran we first told you about Tuesday was found safe overnight in Perry County.

Howard Flateland, 62, was reported missing after not checking in with workers from the Biloxi VA for more than five weeks. Workers became concerned after they went to Flateland’s home to check on him, and he was nowhere to be found.

Gulfport police said Wednesday morning Flateland had been found safe.

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