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Waupun police seek information about missing, endangered man

Posted at 7:22 AM, Nov 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-21 11:09:44-05

UPDATE: The Barron County Sheriff's Office reports Ryan Mitchell was found dead Monday night. Click here to read the updated story.


WAUPUN, Wis. – A statewide search is underway for an endangered, missing Waupun man.

Ryan Mitchell, 31, was last seen Saturday morning around 7 a.m. at Waupun Memorial Hospital. He was wearing jeans and a Guns and Roses t-shirt. He is about six feet tall and weighs around 170 pounds. 

His mother, Sue Mitchell tells WKOW-TV, that her son had been asking police for help because he was feeling suicidal.  Authorities allowed him to drive himself to another medical facility in Fond du Lac but he never showed up there Sunday. 

Police believe he is driving a black 2016 Ford Fusion with the license plate is 276-YSM.

Anyone with information should call 911.