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Missing Athens Township man returns home

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Posted at 3:24 PM, May 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-07 10:06:46-04

UPDATE: On Saturday morning, the Michigan State Police announced that "Gillaspie has returned home to family."


State troopers are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing person out of Athens Township.

Michigan State Police (MSP) says 53-year-old William Ray Gillaspie was last seen early Wednesday morning leaving home at Birchwood Estates.

We’re told he drove away in a maroon 2010 Dodge Ram that has rust along the bottom.

Gillaspie has "serious" issues with drugs, according to MSP. Authorities say his family fears that his disappearance may be tied to his drug dealers.

Gillaspie is described as 5’10” and weighing at 230 pounds with grayish-brown hair and blue-green eyes.

Those with knowledge of Gillaspie’s or his truck’s whereabouts are asked to call 911 or state troopers at 269-558-0500.

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