The Latest: Uncle, trainer of Floyd Mayweather Jr. found

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Posted: Jul 31, 2016 5:50 PM
The Latest: Uncle, trainer of Floyd Mayweather Jr. found

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on disappearance of uncle of boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. (all times local):

1:20 p.m.

Las Vegas police say the uncle and longtime trainer of boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been found safe after being missing overnight.

Authorities say 55-year-old Roger Mayweather was located Sunday morning and was reunited with his family.

Police did not say where he was found or how they determined his location.

Roger Mayweather was last seen Saturday afternoon less than a mile away from Mayweather Boxing Club.

Authorities were also searching for him because he has medical issues, including diabetes, and he did not have medication with him.

A former fighter, Roger Mayweather is also known for training boxers including his famous nephew.

He was replaced for some of his nephew's bouts last year by Floyd Mayweather Sr.

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10:45 a.m.

Las Vegas police say boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s uncle and longtime trainer is missing.

Roger Mayweather was last seen around 3 p.m. Saturday less than a mile away from Mayweather Boxing Club.

Authorities say the 55-year-old suffers has several medical issues and does not have his medication.

They are asking all area hospitals to check their registries.

Roger Mayweather, who is 5-foot-7 and 160 pounds, was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue sweatpants and white tennis shoes.

A former fighter, Roger Mayweather was replaced as his nephew's trainer for several fights last year by Floyd Mayweather Sr.

According to the club's website, Roger Mayweather has had a longtime struggle with diabetes.