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Former Jourdanton officer last seen Tuesday

Loved ones searching for missing Fred Davis, 60

BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – Friends and family members of a former Jourdanton police officer are asking for the public's help in finding him after he was last seen earlier this week.

Fred Davis, 60, was last seen Tuesday but loved ones say evidence suggests he disappeared Wednesday.

"We are trying to hold up as good as anybody can. It's been very difficult for all of us and we are trying our best, trying to utilize any resource we can think of," Fred Davis' son, Cody Davis, said.

Inside Fred Davis' home, investigators found his wallet and medications.

"He's a strong man. He's been going through some rough times lately, and we have been trying to help him as a family together as best we can but I don't know if something got the best of him," Fred Davis' son, Clint Davis, said.

Loved ones say Fred Davis was recently released from the hospital and has been suffering from mental health issues.

Volunteers from the Alamo Area Search and Rescue group joined the search effort Friday afternoon. Search dogs were also used but had no luck.

"We know that in these sort of weather conditions where temperatures are around 100 and very humid that somebody in his condition won't last long. We are optimistic that we will find him alive but we got to go and do it now," Bexar County Sheriff's Office spokesman James Keith said.

Family members had a message for their missing loved one Friday evening.

"Come home. Find a way to get here. Call somebody, we miss you and we love you," Clint Davis said.