MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Police are asking the public's help in locating a 50-year-old man who could be suicidal.

Township resident Michael Carty was last seen at 3:50 p.m. Sunday after making suicidal statements to his family, police said. He told them he would be found at the bottom of the bay, according to a news release.

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Carty suffers from Huntington's Disease and has a history of attempting suicide, according to police. Six weeks ago, during his most recent suicide attempt, he was located in the woods in Bridgeton, the release said.

Police described Carty as a 6-foot bald white man weighing 200 pounds. He was last seen driving a white 2014 Chevy Cruze with New Jersey registration N40EUF.

Anyone with information regarding Carty's location is asked to call the Middle Township Police Department at 609-465-8700.

Contact: 609-272-7411



Joined the Press in June of 2016 as a nighttime breaking news reporter. I'm now a staff writer covering Cape May County. Born and raised in Philadelphia and a graduate of Temple University. Previously interned for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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