“He had two angels looking out for him.”
That’s the assessment this morning from Tom Crocker, whose nephew Jeffrey was found this morning alive and well after going missing for days.
Jeffrey Crocker walked out of the woods near the pumphouse at Heffernan’s Line around 10:30 this morning.
Crocker has has a rough year. After losing his mother to cancer, his father passed away in a house fire in Burnt Cove back in March.
RNC confirmed that Crocker is in good condition despite his ordeal. Extensive searches throughout the weekend failed to turn up any signs of the young man.
UPDATE — We are extremely happy to report that #MissingPerson Jeffrey CROCKER has been located and is alive and well. HUGE thank you to all the SAR & community volunteers who worked tirelessly all weekend to help ensure this file had a happy enduring.
— Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (@RNC_PoliceNL) June 11, 2018
His uncle, Tom Crocker was overwhelmed with emotion when he shared the news on VOCM Open Line with Paddy Daly. He says the family was feeling pretty low this morning as searches got underway for yet another day.
Through tears he says Jeffrey had two angels who were looking out for him. He thanked the many people who participated in the search.
Day four of the search for missing man Jeffrey Crocker is continuing today in the Goulds.
34-year-old Crocker, who is autistic, was last seen on Shoal Bay Road Friday afternoon, around 4:00 p.m..
Yesterday, search and rescue teams from the Avalon and Central Newfoundland combed through the Goulds, but Crocker was not found.
— Gerri Lynn Mackey (@GerriLynnMackey) June 10, 2018
Crocker has experienced a difficult year. He lost his father in a devestating house fire in Burnt Cove in March, and his mother to cancer last year.
Police are asking residents and businesses to check their properties in case Crocker was seeking refuge in someone’s shed or on their land.
Volunteers have put out posters in the area asking anyone who sees Jeffery Crocker to contact the RNC or 911 emergency.