Silver alert issued for 79-year-old Vicksburg man

Published 6:50 am Thursday, December 2, 2021

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 79-year-old Lawrence McGowan of Vicksburg.

He is described as a black male, six feet two inches tall, weighing 240 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, at about 2:20 p.m. in the 200 block of Overlook Drive in Warren County, wearing an orange shirt and plaid pajama pants.

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McGowan is believed to be in a 2016 black Chevrolet Silverado bearing MS tag WA13662 traveling in an unknown direction.

Family members say McGowan suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Lawrence McGowan, contact the Warren County Sheriff’s Office at 601-636-1761.