Update: Missing Sevier County man found dead

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SEVIER COUNTY, Ark. – A man who had been reported missing earlier this week in southwest Arkansas has been found dead.

The local sheriff’s office shared the update Tuesday on their Facebook page:

“On behalf of the Sevier County Sheriff’s Department, I would like to thank all of the volunteers that spent their time and efforts in searching for Tony Martz. I especially would like to thank Ben Lomond Fire Dept, Central Fire Dept, Lockesburg Fire Dept, Arkansas Game and Fish and Arkansas State Police for the air support today. Mr. Tony Martz was located today. Our sincere prayers and thoughts are with the Martz family.”

No other details were released.

Original story:

SEVIER COUNTY, Ark. — The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office has requested the activation of a Silver Alert.

Tony Wayne Martz, 53, was last known to be at the Dollar General Store on 114 East Main Street in Lockesburg, Ar.

Martz is 6’01” and around 200 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

Martz was last seen wearing tan cargo shorts, a beige polo shirt, white tennis shoes, a ball cap and glasses and possibly traveling in a black Chevrolet Ext Cab.

If anyone has any information they are asked to contact the Sevier County Sheriff’s Department at (870) 642-2125.

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