Eli Merlin Dutson

Eli Merlin Dutson

The Utah County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 19-year-old man who has been missing from Eagle Mountain for more than five days.

Officials reported Eli Merlin Dutson, who goes by Merlin, was last seen and heard over the phone on August 8.

Family members said he is normally in contact on a regular basis and has a steady job.

“It is highly abnormal for him to be suddenly gone without a trace or communication,” a press release stated.

Dutson drives a green 2010 Honda Accord with a license plate of SO76L. He is 5 feet and 10 inches tall and 150 pounds.

Anyone with information of his whereabouts should contact the Utah County Sheriff’s Office at (801) 851-4000.

Ashley Stilson covers crime, courts and breaking news for the Daily Herald. She can be reached at 801-344-2556 or astilson@heraldextra.com.

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