Missing Augusta man found

65-year-old with dementia walked off near Atlanta airport

HAPEVILLE, Ga. -- A 65-year-old Augusta man who wandered away from a vehicle impound lot in Clayton County Saturday afternoon has been found, police said today.

Eric Gus Zahl and his family were at Sosebee Wrecker Service in Hapeville picking up his car when he walked away, police told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Zahl's wife said that her husband -- who has been diagnosed with dementia -- walked away when she was inside the office at Sosebee taking care of paperwork to get the car released.

The incident happened around 1 p.m. at 3961 Old Dixie Highway.

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