UPDATE 3/17 : 7:30 a.m. : Hamby was found safe in another county.
Original story below:
The Springfield Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing senior.
Jessie Hamby, 94, was last seen on Sunday, March 15, at around 1 p.m. at his home in the 1300 block of North Fender in Springfield. Hamby is 5’8″, 130 pounds, with grey hair and hazel eyes.
Hamby’s daughter reported to police that she went to his home on Monday at 5 p.m. and discovered him missing along with his vehicle. His cell phone was found inside the home. His daughter said it was very unusual for her not to be able to reach him.
Hamby drives a burgundy 2001 Buick Regal with license plate NB1C7G.
He suffers from diminishing cognitive abilities.
Anyone who knows of Hamby’s location is asked to the call the Springfield Police Department at 417-864-1810.