FOUND: OPD Issues Missing Person Report

OTTUMWA-The Missing Person Audie Templeton has been located.  Please disregard the previous media release.


Earlier Reporting:

On December 27, 2016, the Ottumwa Police Department was notified about a missing person who departed their home during the night.  The missing person was identified as Audie Lee Templeton, age 31, of 218 N. Van Buren, Ottumwa.


Templeton is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 180 pounds, green eyes, and brown hair.  Templeton was also wearing a heavy brown coat, shoes, pants, and eye glasses.


Templeton is mentally handicapped.  Templeton frequently walks on and around railroad tracks.  It is suspected that Templeton might be walking on the railroad tracks west of Ottumwa.


If anyone observed Templeton, or has information on his whereabouts, they are requested to contact the Ottumwa Police Department at 641-683-0661, or their closest law enforcement agency.