August 2, 2023

MBI Issues Silver Alert For Missing 79-Year-Old Marion County Man

Morgan Howard

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 79-year-old Delmar Lee Blake Jr. of Columbia, Marion County.
He is described as a white male, five feet seven inches tall, weighing 175 pounds, with white hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jean pants, shoes with no socks, and sunglasses.
He also has a surgical scar from the back of his neck to the bottom of his tailbone.
He was last seen on Tuesday, August 1 at about 4:00 P.M. in the 1000 block of Highway 98 in Columbia, driving a blue 2001 GMC Sierra bearing ms tag D/B 0860U. The direction of travel is unknown.
Family members say Delmar Lee Blake suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Delmar Lee Blake, contact the Columbia Police Department at 601-736-8052.

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