January 25, 2022

UPDATE: Silver Alert canceled, New Albany man found dead

Therese Apel

David McGill Jr.

UPDATE: David McGill Jr., the subject of a Monday Silver Alert, has been found deceased.

According to the New Albany Gazette, police discovered his body in a wooded area near County Road 14 in Myrtle on Monday. McGill was reported missing on Friday. Investigators believe McGill may have died from hypothermia.

ORIGINAL STORY, 1-24-2022:

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 44-year-old David McGill Jr. of New Albany, in Union County.

He is described as a white male, 5’10”, 180 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen Friday at about 9:00 pm in the 1400 block of County Road 107, wearing a polo shirt, brown leather jacket, khaki cargo pants, gray socks, white Nike shoes with a blue checkmark, and a New York Yankees hat.

David McGill Jr. is believed to be in a 2004 gold Buick LeSabre bearing MS tag UNC4526 traveling in an unknown direction.

Family members say David McGill Jr. suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment.

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of David McGill Jr., contact Union County Sheriff’s Office at 662-534-1941.

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