Silver Alert cancelled for missing Jacksonville man

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JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County - UPDATE: At the request of the Jacksonville Police Department, the Silver Alert issued for David Michael McKoy has been canceled. No further information has been released.


ORIGINAL STORY; The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has now issued a Silver Alert for a missing Jacksonville man.

David Michael McKoy, 61, was last seen around 8 p.m. on April 26 near the intersection of Penny Lane and McDaniel Drive. Jacksonville Police issued an alert for him that day.

He is a 6-foot-1 black man weighing 185 pounds who uses a walker and wears glasses. He often wears multiple lanyards around his neck and could be carrying a large, military-style backpack.

Anyone who sees McKoy or has information about his whereabouts should call 911 or contact JPD Det. Anthony Ramirez at (910) 938-6440 or Information can also be anonymously texted via Text-A-Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637 (CRIMES), referencing case No. #17-4006.