Wake County man, 76, found dead in vehicle after being reported missing

A Wake County man who was reported missing Wednesday was found dead in his vehicle, authorities said.

Charles Elmer Perry, 76, went missing from 3500 Wood Duke Lane in Wake Forest. The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons issued a Silver Alert for Perry.

The Silver Alert was canceled later in the day after family members said he was found.

It is unclear how Perry died.

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