Missing 73-year-old man from Martinsville found

Ezell Massey Jr. has been located, authorities said

Ezell Massey Jr, reported missing out of Martinsville. (Credit: Martinsville Police Department) (WSLS)


Virginia State Police said 73-year-old Ezell Massey Jr. was located Saturday night.

No other details were provided by authorities.


The Martinsville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing man.

Authorities say 73-year-old Ezell Massey Jr. is missing from 1408 Roundabout Road.

Residents say they last heard about Massey around 6 a.m. Sunday morning as he stepped outside to smoke, according to authorities.

Police say Massey was last seen wearing a green jacket, blue sweatpants, black shoes, and walks with a walker.

Anyone with information on Massey’s whereabouts is asked to call 276-638-8751.

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