ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Authorities in Otero County need your help finding a missing mentally disabled man.
Sheriff’s deputies say Matthew Ellinger, of Tularosa, is 27-year-old but functions at an 8-year-old level.
He was last seen Thursday carrying a children’s backpack and a fishing pole.
Crews searched all weekend and came up empty Tuesday they’ll be searching by air.
His family says he needs special medication.
If you see him, call police.