The relative of a 27-year-old Indiana man said he went missing last week in New Orleans while in town for Mardi Gras. New Orleans police received a missing person’s report on Michael Stanley, of Plainfield, Ind., on Tuesday night (Feb. 20), NOPD spokeswoman Ambria Washington said Wednesday.
Elaine Reeder, Stanley’s aunt, said in an email her nephew was with friends in New Orleans for Mardi Gras, got separated from the friends and then did not return to Indiana with them. He was last seen Feb. 12 in New Orleans, she said.
A missing person flier provided by Reeder says Stanley is 5-foot-10, weighs about 190 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes. The flier, which lists a contact at his hometown sheriff’s office, says he was last spotted about 11:40 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Phoenix Bar in the Faubourg Marigny. Reeder said her family first reported him missing at their local