Missing Sand Springs Minister Found At Cleveland Walmart

Friday, December 17th 2010, 1:15 pm
By: News On 6


UNDATED -- Missing Sand Springs minister David Emigh has been located and is safe, according to a news release from the Sand Springs Police Department. They found Emigh thanks to a citizen tip.

"Officers made contact with Mr. Emigh in his truck at the Wal-Mart located at 1004 N. Broadway in Cleveland," according to Assistant Chief of Police Mike Carter.

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"It appears that Mr. Emigh is safe but does have a medical issue that will be dealt with privately," Carter said.

Emigh had been last seen when he left The Word Of Life Church Fellowship Church on Wednesday morning. He has been the pastor there for 30 years.

Church secretary Teri Emigh released a statement on behalf of the church:

"Word of Life has learned that Pastor David Emigh has been located. Our understanding is that he is physically well. He has had an opportunity to visit with his family. We have had no other details at this time. We appreciate everyone's prayers and support. We will provide additional information as it becomes available."

The Sand Springs police expressed thanks to the Cleveland Police, citizens and the media for assisting in the search for Emigh.