Florida Man Disappears After Threatening to Kill Himself, Others

A Florida man left his home Tuesday night saying he wanted to die and was “going to kill someone tonight.”

Margate police said Gregory Whitney, 58, drove away about 10 p.m. in a white Dodge Ram pickup truck with Florida tage FLRNWSQ, WPLG reported.

Before he left, police said, he texted his wife multiple times saying he wanted to die. Whitney’s wife called police, and after they arrived, he called her.

“I’m going to kill someone tonight,” they heard him say.

He’s believed to be carrying a semi-automatic handgun.

Whitney is described as 5 feet 10 inches toall and about 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a long-sleeved, orange shirt and black work pants.

Investigators said he meets the criteria for a missing endangered person and asked anyone with information to contact the Margate Police Department at 954-972-7111.

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[Featured image: Gregory Whitney/Margate Police Department]