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Lawrence County Police Find Missing Man

Last updated on Monday, January 12, 2009

Updated: 1/12/2009 9:44am
(BEDFORD) - The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department is looking for an older county man that has been missing since last night.

Lawrence County Sheriff Sam Craig tells WBIW News 80-year-old Morris Blackwell of Bedford was last seen Sunday night at 7:00pm driving a gold 1999 Ford Ranger pickup with a white bed topper and license plate number GN4320 at a restaurant on the west side of Bedford.

Blackwell is described as a white male, 6-feet tall, 185 pounds, with short gray hair, mustache, and blue eyes.

Blackwell was last seen wearing a dark blue Bloomington Shuttle jacket, tan pants and brown boots along with glasses.

Anyone who has seen 80-year-old Morris Blackwell is asked to call the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department at (812) 275-3316 or your other local law enforcement agency:

Bedford Police: (812) 275-3311
Mitchell Police: (812) 849-2151
Monroe County Sheriff: (812) 349-2534
Orange County Sheriff: (812) 723-2417
Greene County Sheriff: (812) 384-4422
Brown County Sheriff: (812) 988-6655
Jackson County Sheriff: (812) 358-2141
Martin County Sheriff: (812) 247-3726

Updated: 1/12/2009 9:44am
Lawrence County Sheriff Sam Craig reports Morris Blackwell has been found in the State of Ohio. No further details have been provided.

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