Hal Ticknor: Senior missing from Garland Found

11/29/13 –  Hal was found dead outside of Seymour, Texas on Friday.  His remains were found inside his 2007 Chevy Equinox by hunters, according to Garland police spokesman Joe Harn. A positive ID will be made by the Tarrant County medical examiner.

Hal Ticknor, 82, is missing from Garland, Texas.  He was see on Oct. 11, 2013  before he left his home on Morningside Street.  He was seen twice on Friday when he stopped near Tioga to ask for directions and when he bought gas near Valley View that evening.

Ticknor may be a 2007 silver Chevrolet Equinox with Texas plates 599-SNC.

“A lot of times what will happen is a police officer will see the missing person sitting out somewhere or driving erratically,” Joe Harn told the Dallas County news. “We’ll check ‘em out and sure enough it’s our missing person. A few years ago we found someone who’d been missing for 24 hours up in Oklahoma. In this case, up in Denton County, there was a guy who saw him Friday. He actually talked to him and said he was asking his way to Garland. But the guy didn’t realize [Ticknor] was missing until Sunday,” when he called police.

Ticknor, who stands 5-foot-11 and weighs 170, was last seen wearing a long-sleeve khaki shirt and gray slacks. If you see him call Garland police.

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