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Missing-Endangered Person Advisory issued for Fergus County man

Missing-Endangered Person Advisory for John Lachlen Murphy of Lewistown
Posted at 6:17 PM, May 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-04 17:18:52-04

(UPDATE, 8:25 p.m.) The Missing Endangered Person Advisory for John Murphy has been canceled. John has been located and is safe. No other details have been released.

(1st REPORT, 6:17 p.m.) The Montana Department of Justice has issued a Missing-Endangered Person Advisory for John Lachlen Murphy of Lewistown.

The advisory says that Murphy was last seen at about 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2022.

He left his residence in his Town & Country van in an unknown direction of travel.

The vehicle is a 2006 gold Chrysler Town and County van, with Montana license plate G3925.

Murphy has a heart condition, and also suffers from dementia and Alzheimer’s. There is concern for his well-being and safety.

Murphy is 89 years old; 5'6" tall; and about 158 pounds.

Anyone who sees Murphy or has information that may help is asked to call the Lewistown Police Department at 406-535-1800, or call 911.


Denton Winifred Lewistown