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UPDATE: Missing Logansport man found safe

Deputies with the DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office have found the missing elderly man suffering from Alzheimer's disease who was last seen on Monday.

Rex Heard, 78, of Logansport, was located around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies say he was found safe.


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DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in locating a missing person.


78-year old Rex Heard, of Logansport has not been seen or heard from since about 6 p.m. on Monday, October 20.


Mr. Heard is described as a white male, weighing about 175 lbs., blue eyes, gray hair cut in a flat top style, and wearing glasses. He was last seen wearing a short sleeve shirt (unknown color) with black Carhartt overalls.


Mr. Heard also suffers from the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.


Anyone with information related to the whereabouts of 78-year old Rex Heard of Logansport is asked to contact the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318-872-3956. 


Rex Heard of Logansport has been missing since Monday evening.