Help Locate Missing Sebastian Man

John Swanigan
John Swanigan

The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office needs help locating John Swanigan, 60, of Whispering Palms in Sebastian. His family has not heard from him since Friday, January 8th, 2021, which is unusual. 

Swanigan is a black male with black/grey hair and brown eyes. He is 6’3 ft. tall and weighs 180 lb. 

Last Seen Wearing

  • Thin Black Jacket
  • Grey Nike Shoes
  • Jeans
  • Knee Brace

Swanigan typically travels to the Gifford area via the Go-Line from the Whispering Palms neighborhood. 

Known to Visit

  • Smith’s Grocery: 3206 45th St, in Vero Beach
  • Guy Colley Grocery:  4426 33rd Ave, in Vero Beach

Here’s a few photos of Swanigan:

A woman told Swanigan’s family that she last saw him on Indian River Blvd, in Vero Beach. They were driving on Indian River Blvd. when their car broke down. She alleges that she started walking northbound, and he was walking southbound.

Should you have any information on the whereabouts of Swanigan please contact Indian River County Sheriff Detective Avila at (772) 205-0170.

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