Missing from Joplin, Missouri, 13 year old Malachi Willard

Authorities in Missouri need your help finding 13 year old Malachi Willard. Malachi was last seen at his home in Joplin, Missouri on Thursday, June 26, 2018 and is considered to be an endangered juvenile. Malachi is described as a male with black hair and brown eyes, 5'8" tall, with an athletic build, and weighing 150 pounds. Malachi has a scar on his left cheek under his eye. When last seen, Malachi was wearing a blue shirt that read "Panda," gray and black shorts, long black Nike socks, and grey and black Nike shoes. Malachi is known to frequent the mall, Roller City, Parr Hill Park, and the area around North Middle School in Joplin, Missouri.


Family has suspicions that family members members might know more information about him. These family members live in Miami, Oklahoma and Springdale, Arkansas. Malachi's family is reaching out on social media about his disappearance so that they can help spread the word and bring him home safely. If you see Malachi, please approach with caution or call police immediately.

If you have seen Malachi or have any information about him, please contact the Joplin Police Department at 1-417-623-3131. If you have five seconds, copy and paste this #PL8PIC link to social media as a public post, tag several friends, and use the hashtag #findMalachiWillard to help this alert go viral. You never know. You might just help save a life.

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