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Missing elderly couple of Wakulla County found in Lafayette County

Couple had been missing since Aug. 29
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Posted at 7:46 PM, Sep 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-04 16:07:12-04

CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. (WTXL) — UPDATE 9/3/2022: The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office provided an update Saturday evening.

According to the sheriff’s office, on Saturday the couple’s vehicle was discovered in a rural agricultural area of Lafayette County.

The sheriff’s office notes that Mr. Greene did not survive, but Mrs. Greene was transported to a local hospital and treated for dehydration and other health issues.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement canceled a Silver Alert it issued Thursday in relation to the Greenes Saturday night.

FIRST UPDATE
UPDATE: The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office provided an update on the search for a missing couple of Crawfordville.

The sheriff’s office noted that the search is ongoing. The couple was last seen on Aug. 29 and are believed to be traveling together in an orange 2019 Hyundai Kona SUV, bearing Florida Tag number KCXB44 or possibly PIMA48.

The sheriff’s office notes the PIMA48 Florida tag is an older tag but may be displayed.

WCSO believes the vehicle may have a GPS device and is working with the company to see if utilizing GPS could be used to obtain information on the couple.

INITIAL STORY
Law enforcement agencies are searching for a missing elderly couple from Wakulla County.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement issued a Silver Alert for the missing woman Thursday.

According to FDLE, 78-year-old Ettie Greene was last seen in the area of the 3400 block of Spring Creek Highway in Crawfordville.

Ettie is a white female, listed at 5-foot-3 in height, weighs 120 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes.

The report notes that Ettie may be in the company of 81-year-old Johnny Greene, who is a white male, listed at 5-foot-7 in height, weighs 150 pounds with gray hair and blue eyes. Johnny may have a beard and a mustache.

Both individuals are from Crawfordville and may be traveling in a 2019, orange Hyundai Kona, FL tag number PIMA48.

According to the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office, the two individuals were last seen Aug. 29.

FDLE notes that if located, do not approach, but contact the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office by calling 850-745-7100 or dial 911.

According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the Florida Silver Alert is used to locate missing persons suffering from an irreversible deterioration of intellectual faculties.

Law enforcement agencies must activate a local or regional alert as described below in an effort to locate the person prior to the issuance of a State Silver Alert.