Search Continues for Missing Long Hill Man
Long Hill Police are still looking for a man who has not been seen since Saturday.
David Bird, 55, left his Millington home at around 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon to go for a walk and did not return according to Long Hill Police on their Facebook page. Police began to search for Bird on Sunday and continued their search today
He was wearing a bright red jacket, blue jeans, sneakers and glasses when he last seen. Bird is a white male standing at 6’1, weighing 200 pounds with blue eyes, balding, grey hair and a grey goatee. He recently had a liver transplant and missed taking his medication on Sunday night. As a result Byrd may be disoriented or confused.
There were sightings of Bird on Sunday in Basking Ridge and police were going door to door in the area of King George Road.
Long Branch Police are asking residents to check their property for anything unusual and to check enclosed areas such as a garage or shed and surveillance video in their yards.
Searches have been conducted from the air by the New Jersey State Police Aviation Unit. The Morris County Underwater Rescue and Recovery Team has searched waterways and bodies of water while K9 teams are checking areas around Stirling and Millington.
A candlelight vigil is scheduled for Monday night at All Saints Church at 7 p.m.
Anyone with information about Bird’s whereabouts should call Long Hill Police at 908-647-1800.
- Long Hill Township Police Facebook Page
- Police search for David Bird, of Millington, missing since Saturday / News 12 New Jersey
- Search intensifies, dive teams check Passaic River for missing liver transplant patient / Star Ledger