Police ask for public’s help finding missing 74-year-old with medical conditions

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 74-year-old man with medical conditions who went missing Sunday morning.

Thomas Edward Morgan was last seen at around 5:34 a.m. at his living facility near the 3000 block of Cedar Avenue, according to the Long Beach Police Department. Morgan suffers from medical conditions and may easily become disoriented, authorities said.

Morgan does not have a car or cell phone and his destination is unknown, according to the LBPD.

Morgan is Black, 5 feet and 11 inches tall, 145 pounds, with grey hair and brown eyes, authorities said.

He was previously missing and was located in Los Angeles, police said.

Anyone with information regarding this missing person is urged to call the LBPD Missing Persons Detail at 562-570-7246 or Police Dispatch at 562-435-6711. Anonymous tips can be phoned into Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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Anthony Pignataro is an investigative reporter and editor for the Long Beach Post. He has close to three decades of experience in journalism leading numerous investigations and long-form journalism projects for the OC Weekly and other publications. He joined the Post in May 2021.