UPDATE: Elderly DeLand couple reported missing found safe, deputies say

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — An elderly couple reported missing from DeLand has been found safe, according the Volusia County deputies.

7:55 p.m. update:

Volusia County deputies confirmed Saturday evening that an elderly couple reported missing in DeLand was found safe in Ocala.

Original report:

Volusia County deputies are seeking help in locating an elderly couple missing from their DeLand home Saturday morning.


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Herminio Guevara, 84, and Ana Santos Davila, 89, both suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and were last seen in the area of Winnemissett Oaks Drive around 8 a.m.

Deputies said the couple may be driving a black Ford SUV with Florida plate number NNE I45.

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Guevara was last seen wearing a red shirt, black pants, and tennis shoes.

Davila was wearing a white blouse, gray pants, and black sandals.

Anyone with information on the couple is asked to call the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office or 911.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.