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Machias – Walter Marsh, the 81-year-old reported missing early Sunday from Franklinville, has been found in Newton, N.J, the New York State Police reported.

Marsh was discovered in good health at 11:45 a.m. today after he had run out of gas along the Thruway, said Trooper Victor Morales, public information officer.

State Police had issued an adult alert in connection with Marsh’s disappearance after his daughter had reported him missing from his residence in Franklinville. Marsh, whom police believe may have been trying to visit his hospitalized wife in Rochester, is suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease.