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Indiana Silver Alert canceled for 44-year-old man missing in St. John

William Purcell (Photo Provided/Indiana Silver Alert)

LATEST: It’s unknown if William Purcell was found safe. Indiana Silver Alert sent this message at 5:46 p.m. Thursday: “Silver Alert 022-2022 issued on Thursday, March 3, 2022, on William Purcell has been cancelled as of Thursday, March 3, 2022. For more information on this cancellation, please contact the St. John Police Department at 219-365-6032.”

ST. JOHN. Ind. (WISH) — The St. John Police Department is investigating the disappearance of William Purcell, according to an Indiana Silver Alert issued Thursday.

He is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance. 

Purcell is described as a white male, 5-feet-4, 240 pounds, brown hair, and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap; black rimmed glasses; white, black and gray cow print patterned jacket; white shirt with “VANS” across the chest; tan pants; white and black shoes; and carrying a black duffel bag.

St. John is 148 miles northwest of Indianapolis. Purcell was last seen on Tuesday at 2 a.m.

If you have any information on William Purcell, contact the St. John Police Department at 219-365-6032 or 911.