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Concern for Missing Fifty-Eight-Year-Old Man (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 9, 2022

Update: Jose David Ortega has been located safe and unharmed. 


Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 58-year-old man from Silver Spring.

Jose David Ortega was last seen on Thursday, December 8, 2022, at approximately 8 p.m., in the 1300 block of Fenwick Ln.

Ortega is described as approximately 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighs 270 pounds. It is unknown what he was last seen wearing.

Police and family are concerned for his welfare.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Jose David Ortega is asked to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at (240) 773- 6870 or the police non-emergency number at (301) 279- 8000 (24-hour line). Callers may remain anonymous.

Jose David Ortega Jose David Ortega (Original Image)

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Release ID: 22-606
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: missing-person