UPDATE: Marion County deputies find missing 7-month-old baby in good health

7-month-old Geovane Runk was believed to be with his father Richard Runk, 35

(Left) Geovane Runk, (Right) Richard Runk (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

MARION COUNTY, Fla.UPDATE: The missing 7-month-old baby has been found safe, Marion County deputies said on Wednesday night.

Marion County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for help finding a missing 7-month-old baby.

Geovane Runk was last seen with his father — Richard Runk, 35 — on Wednesday in the 18000 block of E. Highway 40.

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Richard Runk has brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing gray sweatpants, a white tank top and a hoodie. Deputies believe he could be under the influence of illicit substances and believe Geovane Runk may be in danger.

If you have any information on either of their whereabouts, you are asked to call 911.


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