Missing 78-year-old Florida man found safe, deputies say

UPDATE: Rex has been found safe, the Marion County Sheriff's Office confirmed.


The Marion County Sheriff's Office says that 78-year-old Rex Morley is missing and endangered. 

They said that he was last seen on Sunday, October 4th at a home located on Timberlake Road in Dunnellon. He left home in grey 2009 KIA Borrego, bearing Florida tag 2702UF.

Deputies are concerned for Rex's well-being because they said that he has made statements that are concerning. It is also possible that he is armed, they said.

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He reportedly was last seen wearing a brown plaid shirt, grey shorts, and grey or black tennis shoes. He is about five-feet, 11-inches tall, weighs between 160 and 165 pounds, and has gray hair and blue eyes. 

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911.

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