BACLIFF

A man who was the subject of a sheriff's office search Tuesday apparently had walked barefoot to Houston, officials said Wednesday.

Matthew Zavardino, 54, of Bacliff, who experiences confusion because of a previous head injury, was found Wednesday outside a Houston Police Department building, according to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office.

He had apparently walked barefoot into the city, a distance of about 40 miles, officials said.

Zavardino was dehydrated but otherwise unhurt, officials said. He was reunited with his family and taken to a Houston hospital as a precaution, officials said.

Zavardino was reported missing from his home Monday, according to the sheriff's office.

The sheriff's office had asked for the public's help in finding him on Tuesday evening.

 — John Wayne Ferguson

John Wayne Ferguson: 409-683-5226; john.ferguson@galvnews.com or on Twitter @johnwferguson.

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