OKC Man Leaves To Walk Dog, Never Returns

Friday, March 21st 2014, 5:30 pm
By: News 9

An Oklahoma City man was reported missing after he left to walk his dog last Monday afternoon.

On March 18, around 1:30 a.m., police responded to a missing person call in the 3500 block of N.W. 26th Street.

The mother of 45-year-old John Howard McNeely reported her son missing early Tuesday morning. The mother told police McNeely left their house around 2 p.m. on March 17 to walk his service dog, a brindle color boxer. She could not identify the clothing he was wearing when he left the home.

The mother told police McNeely "has a paralyzed right leg and it is very difficult for him to walk." She also mentioned that her son normally takes the dog for a walk, but he never stays gone long.

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As stated in the missing person report, McNeely left his phone at home and did not leave a note.

Police said the mother contacted local hospitals, but his admittance was not confirmed. The responding officer messaged other officers to see if they had made contact with McNeely, but no one reported having had contact with the missing person.

McNeely is a white male, standing 6'2", weighing about 190 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information about McNeely's whereabouts, call 405-297-1129.