ADDIS, La. (BRPROUD) – We have some sad news to pass along on Tuesday morning.

According to the Addis Police Department, “The missing man was ‘found drowned in the Intracoastal.'”


The Addis Police Department is looking for a missing 61-year-old man who was last seen early Saturday morning.

According to the police, Ernest Wheeler, 61, was last seen around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday wearing a black t-shirt and black pants. Police say Wheeler is diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. He is 6’11” and weighs 207 lbs.

Addis Police say to contact them if he is seen.

Photo courtesy of Addis Poice Department.