Marion deputies search for missing man believed to be in danger

Floyd Mattern, 26, was last seen on Tuesday.

Floyd Mattern, 26 (ClickOrlando.com)

OCKLAWAHA, Fla. – Marion County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for an Ocklawaha man they say is missing and in danger.

Floyd Mattern, 26, was last seen Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. leaving his home in the 9600 block of SE 192nd Court.

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According to the missing report, he reportedly made comments that he was planning to harm himself. They say he also grabbed a firearm and made suicidal gestures.

MCSO believes the firearm is currently in his possession.

Floyd is 6 feet, 1 inches tall, with blue eyes and dirty blonde hair.

Anyone with information on his location is asked to call 911.


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