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Missing Person Found in Tuttle Marsh

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Michigan Police reports that on Sunday July 14th around 11:08 p.m. they were called to a missing person complaint on Esmond Road in Wilber Township, Iosco County.

When police arrived at the home, they were told that a 69-year-old man was working on plumbing in their crawlspace around 5 p.m. that day.

The homeowner saw his car in the driveway and his cell phone on the seat, but the man was missing. Police believe the man walking into the woods nearby to find his deer blind.

It is believed he walked into an area called the Tuttle Marsh and the vegetation made him disoriented. 

The missing person has known health issues and disabilities. By 7 a.m. the next morning, more than 100 workers searched for the man.

The missing man was found at 10:07 a.m. Monday July 15th. He was found by an Iosco County ORV patrol near a tall grassy area.

Police say the man was dehydrated and was taken to Tawas St. Joseph Hospital. He is reported to be in good condition.