Posted: April 12, 2012 - 9:37pm
Updated: April 13, 2012 - 6:17am
UPDATED: Johnson County Sheriff's Deputies say Matthew Flowers has been located in Illinois. Authorities in Collinsville, Illinois, east of St. Louis, located him hitchhiking and said he was "headed towards Florida." He was last seen in De Soto on Tuesday. Johnson County Deputies say he left voluntarily and was not taken into custody in Illinois.
The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing Veteran.
Deputies say 28-year-old, Matthew Scott Flowers, of De Soto has been missing from his home for two days.
He is described as a white male, standing 5' 10" tall and weighing approximately 200 pounds, with a shaved head
and blue eyes. Flowers has a tattoo on his left forearm which reads "Madden" and a Chinese symbol on his right arm. He was last seen wearing brown cowboy boots, blue jeans.
Flowers is an Iraq War Veteran who suffered an injury during his deployment. Deputies say he requires medication, which he is not believed to have with him. When he is off of his medication, he may display "erratic or aggressive behavior."
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Matthew Scott Flowers is asked to call the Johnson County Sheriff's Office at 913-782-0720.
All information provided by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.
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