Tangipahoa Sheriff reports missing 81-year-old Hammond man has been found


JUNE 2 UPDATE: After five days, missing 81-year-old Earl Dunn has been found.

TPSO reported the Hammond native was located at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday in a remote wooded area about 400 yards from his residence on George Road.

“This search was truly an all-hands-on deck effort,” said TPSO Chief Jimmy Travis. “The cooperation of the workers, volunteers, and family members resulted in a life being saved. You can’t ask for anything better.”

HAMMOND, La. (WGNO) — The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding a missing elderly man.

Earl Dunn was last seen walking on University Avenue in Hammond, La., just after 1 p.m. on Friday afternoon.

Dunn is 5-foot-7, 180 pounds with grey hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information regarding Dunn’s whereabouts is asked to call TPSO at (985) 345-6150.

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