(UPDATE: April 4, 2023 at 8:17 a.m.)

The MEPA for Brian Hower has been canceled. Hower has been located and is safe. The Missoula Police Department thanks you for your assistance.

(First report: April 3, 2023 at 4:48 p.m.)

Missoula, MT (KGVO-AM News) - On April 3, 2023, the Missoula Police Department announced that a Missing Endangered Person Advisory had been issued for 61-year-old Brian Bruce Hower. According to the MEPA, Hower has schizophrenia and is currently without his medication.

Hower is a white male who is 6 foot tall and weighs 197 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a camouflage jacket on Saturday, April 1st at 7 a.m. in Missoula.  Hower may be lost or disoriented.  If you have information please contact Missoula PD at 406-552-6300 or call 911.

KGVO will provide more information about this situation when it becomes available.

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