UPDATE — Wednesday, January 4, 2017 4:00 p.m. EDT
The search for a Norway man who has been missing since Sunday has been called off by authorities in Wisconsin. Andrew Bray, 78 was last seen at a relative’s house in Norway Sunday afternoon.
His car, a tan Ford Focus was found by a snowplow driver Tuesday morning near the Menominee River in Niagara. Members of the Marinette County Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin DNR spent Tuesday night combing the river looking for Bray.
According to Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve, the search for Bray has been called off indefinitely due to weather and water conditions. Sauve says the sheriff’s office will resume looking for Bray if new information presents itself.
UPDATE — Wednesday, January 4, 2017 8:45 a.m. EDT
The Marinette County Sheriff’s Office is now the lead agency looking for a missing Norway man.
Andrew Bray, 78, has been missing since Sunday. According to Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve, a snowplow driver discovered a car near the Menominee River by Bombers Golf Course in Niagara.
Footprints found near the vehicle went to the river bank, down a steep hill and onto a piece of ice. The vehicle found is registered to Bray.
Police say Bray is suicidal. Numerous agencies searched the river for the missing man, but weather conditions have not been favorable in their search efforts.
We will continue to pass along more information as it becomes available.
NORWAY — The search is on for a Dickinson County man who has been missing since the weekend.
Andrew (Andy) Bray, 78, of Norway has been missing since Sunday. According to a family member, he is in poor health.
Bray is 5’10” tall, weighs 190 lbs. and has white hair. He was last seen Sunday at a relatives house on Curry Road in Norway wearing a navy blue winter jacket and brown boots.
Bray drives a beige/tan colored Ford Taurus with a St. Norbert’s parking sticker in the back window and a University of Wisconsin Badgers license plate on the front of the vehicle. The Ford Taurus is registered here in Michigan.
If you’ve seen him or his vehicle, you’re asked to contact the Norway Police Department at (906) 563-5801 or dial 911.