Former Special Olympics Athlete Found Safe

Latsamy Douang Phouxai
Latsamy Douang Phouxai

HALEIWA (KHNL) -- Police found a former Special Olympics athlete safe in Haleiwa, Tuesday morning.

31-year-old Latsamy Douang Phouxai's family in Wahiawa reported him missing over the weekend.  He is epileptic and was without his medicine, endangering his health.   Latsamy is also nearly blind in one eye and walks with a limp.

He is now home with his family.

The Special Olympics star's career stretched for more than a decade.