A missing Metter man, Willie Carl Byrd, was found after an extensive search on Thursday afternoon by local law enforcement, DNR, firefighters and volunteers. He was located by a helicopter during an extensive search of the area off of Elmer Road and MLK Blvd. He is now being transported to an area hospital for treatment, according to Police Chief Rob Shore.
EARLIER Thursday: The Metter Police Department is seeking your assistance in locating Willie Carl Byrd. Mr. Byrd has been missing from his residence in Metter since Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. Mr. Byrd was last observed wearing a grey long sleeve sweatshirt, a long sleeve red shirt, black jeans, and aqua colored Nike Jordan Shoes. Mr. Byrd is known to have short term memory loss, seizures and other medical conditions. If anyone has observed Mr. Byrd they are asked to call the Metter Police Department at 912-685-5437.