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      Missing Mariposa Man Found; Airlifted Out of Mountains

      An elderly man missing for nearly three days{}was found alive Friday morning.Searchers{}located 78-year-old Karl Sehmsdorf in a steep,{}heavily-wooded drainage area about two miles from his home in Mariposa County. Sehmsdorf, who has dementia and Alzheimer's, had gone for a walk Tuesday afternoon on his family's 69-acre property near Highway 49{}and never returned. Searchers were able to locate the man using a tracking bracelet he was wearing. His family had{}fitted him with the bracelet when his illnesses became more severe.{}Sehmsdorf was airlifted to a hospital in Modesto. He is in stable condition.
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