Update: Missing McIntosh County Teen Found Alive

Tuesday, February 23rd 2021, 4:24 pm
By: News On 6, William Blanchette

McIntosh County, Oklahoma -

Law enforcement officials said a missing McIntosh County 13-year-old has been found.

According to the Muscogee Nation Lighthorse police, 13-year-old Ethan Mclntosh was found about 20 miles from where the original search took place.

Law enforcement concentrated its search this morning where Ethan’s tractor was found.

Officers finally got a tip from a young man near Texanna Road on his way to school who had seen the description of what Ethan was wearing.

Officers followed up on the tip and found Ethan at about noon. They said he was tired and dehydrated but otherwise unhurt.

The people involved in the search were relieved to discover him in good shape.

“It’s emotional but it’s heartfelt, it was a good ending, he’s found safe and just the community love was nice.," Michelle Garrett, a volunteer, said.

All the agencies involved in the search said they’re thankful for the volunteers who came out to help find Ethan

Ethan McIntosh originally went missing on Monday night and had been driving an orange Kubota tractor. Authorities said they found the tractor but did not find McIntosh on Monday.

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McIntosh is the son of a woman who has been missing more than five years.

Peggy McGuire disappeared from the same area in Stidham back in November of 2015.

McGuire has still not been found.

Authorities reiterated their thankfulness for all who helped in looking for McIntosh and that he was found alive.