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Latest Missing Person Photos for Missing Edward Joseph Garlinghouse Jr.

Garlinghouse, circa 2013

Missing Since 02/09/2013

Missing From Okeechobee, Florida

Classification Lost/Injured Missing

Sex Male

Race White

Date of Birth Used 05/28/1968 (52)

Age 44 years old

Height and Weight 6'0, 180 pounds

Clothing/Jewelry Description Blue swimming trunks with a white stripe.

Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, green eyes. Some agencies refer to Garlinghouse as Edward Tarlinghouse. His nickname is Butch. He may use the alias name Mick Spence and the alias dates of birth May 21, 1965, March 29, 1967 and/or May 20, 1968.

Details of Disappearance
Garlinghouse was last seen just north of Lake Worth in Okeechobee, Florida at approximately 12:00 p.m. on February 9, 2013. He and three other men went into the ocean to rescue two girls who'd been caught in a riptide.

He helped save them, and the children and the three other men reached shore safely, but Garlinghouse got into trouble in the water and went under. He has never been seen again and an extensive search turned up no sign of him. He is presumed drowned.

Garlinghouse left behind two children. His body has never been found.
Investigating Agency / Department

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office



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