HAPEVILLE, Ga. — Hapeville Police confirm that a 60-year-old man who went missing earlier this week is dead. 

According to the Hapeville Police Department, Ozzie Murphy walked away from a health care facility on Monday morning.

A neighbor found him on Tuesday around 10:15 a.m. outside of a church on Mt. Zion Road and called it in. He was taken to WellStar Atlanta Medical Center South where he was pronounced dead. 

According to a flyer, Murphy is an alumnus of Saint Augustine's University and a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity. 

A community searched for him Wednesday afternoon because Murphy's identity had not been confirmed when he was declared dead at the hospital. 

Ozzie Murphy
Ozzie Murphy
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