Silver Alert cancelled for missing Anderson man


Billy Joe Cox

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UPDATE: Cox was found on Saturday, June 6 at about 6:30 p.m. at the Salamonie Reservoir inside of his car with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased by the Huntington County Coroner’s Office.  

ANDERSON (June 5, 2015) – A Silver Alert is in effect for a missing Anderson man.

Billy Joe Cox, 72, was last seen on Tuesday around 2 p.m. in Anderson. He may be in danger and may need urgent medical attention.

He may have been driving to Muncie in a red 1988 Chevrolet C-15 pickup truck with Indiana plate D824BF.

Cox is 5’8”, 200 lbs. with shoulder length white hair and hazel eyes. He has multiple tattoos on his left shoulder and upper back.

Anyone with information should contact the Anderson Police Department by calling 765-648-6775.

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