GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — UPDATE: Howard Wolf Payne has been located and returned to his home, according to Grand Rapids Police. Howard's family and the police department thanks everyone who helped locate the 70-year-old.


The Grand Rapids Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing man. 

70 year-old Howard Wolf Payne was last seen in the area of Lafayette Avenue and Delaware Street in Grand Rapids on April 22 at 11:30 p.m., when he left his residence on foot, possibly headed toward the downtown area.

Howard is a white man, approximately 5’9” and 140 pounds. He has gray hair and a trimmed gray beard. Howard was last seen wearing a brown leather coat, red & blue flannel shirt and khaki shorts. He does not have a cell phone. 

Anyone having any information regarding Howard’s whereabouts of is being asked to contact the Grand Rapids Police Department at (616) 456-3400 or Silent Observer at 774-2345. 

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