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Man Missing From Orem for 21 Years Turns Up in Texas

Man Missing From Orem for 21 Years Turns Up in Texas



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OREM, Utah (AP) -- Keri Bray has been missing from an Orem home for people with disabilities since 1986.

Turns out he may have been right where he said he was going.

Bray told workers at the home that he wanted to go to Texas to become a cowboy. Orem police are almost certain now that he did just that.

An insurance investigator who was looking into a tractor crash on a Texas ranch noticed the driver's name matched a missing persons on a Web site when she did an Internet search.

The web site listed a telephone number for the Orem Police Department and the investigator called to tell them she may have found Bray.

Officials still need to confirm Bray's identity based on personal scars, but they are almost positive that this is the Keri Bray they've been looking for.

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Information from: Deseret Morning News

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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