Silver Alert cancelled after missing man found dead

Joseph John Egbert (Source: Paragould Police Department)
Joseph John Egbert (Source: Paragould Police Department)

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) –Paragould Police say the Silver Alert for John Egbert has been cancelled afterhe was found dead inside his overturned car in Jackson County.

According toParagould Police, 53-year-old John Egbert was found dead inside his overturned carin a canal near Jackson County Road 69. Police say no foul play is suspected.

Police say they foundhis car by using the National Compliance Center of AT&T after they wereable to ping his cell phone.

An air-crew with theJackson County Sheriff's Officer found the vehicle a short time later.

Egbert was last seenat the VA Hospital in Little Rock on August 2.  His family told policethat his credit card was used in Newport the evening of August 2.  He wasdiabetic.

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