PAOLA - Paola police officers on Monday, June 17, tracked down the whereabouts of a missing Paola man.

Capt. Kevin Colwell confirmed that 45-year-old Eric Odell Marr has been located and is safe.

Marr went missing after last being seen at his place of employment, which is Novation IQ in Lenexa. He left work due to feeling ill at about 2 a.m. June 14, according to a Paola Police Department news release.

Financial information after that time shows transactions in the Missouri cities of Independence, Lee’s Summit and Linwood, according to the release.

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