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Missing Montgomery man found in New York

A missing Montgomery man has been found in New York City according to authorities.

66-year-old John Wright was found by investigators in Rochester, New York, safe and unharmed. He had been missing since November 22, 2023.

Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Wednesday Wright is no longer considered missing.

Investigators credit the wide range of media coverage and public awareness in the case.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.