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UPDATE: Missing 79-year-old man found in Taylorsville

May 24, 2022, 7:47 PM | Updated: 9:15 pm

(West Jordan Police Department)...

(West Jordan Police Department)

(West Jordan Police Department)

UPDATE: Pakimotalaha Tausinga, 79, has been located in Taylorsville, Utah, according to the West Jordan Police Department.

“Thank you everyone for your assistance,” read a tweet from the agency.


WEST JORDAN, Utah — Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 79-year-old man who was last seen in West Jordan Tuesday afternoon.

Officials with the West Jordan Police Department say Pakimotalaha Tausinga was last seen walking north from 6500 S. Redwood Road around 1 p.m.

He is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall, 230 pounds, with brown eyes and white hair.

Police say Tausinga was wearing a green jacket, blue pants, and carrying bush trimming shears.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts has been asked to call the West Jordan Police Department at 801-840-4000 and reference case #WJ22-25148, or call 911 immediately.

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UPDATE: Missing 79-year-old man found in Taylorsville