Update (Sunday): John Markle has been found. According to a post from Kate’s Pub, his family is asking for privacy as they take care of him.
“Thanks to everyone who kept an eye out and shared the post. We are sending good vibes to John and his family.”
Original (Friday): A Ballard man has been reported missing since Tuesday, Sept. 25. John Markle was last heard from around 10pm on Tuesday, when he was on his way to Have a Heart dispensary in Greenwood.
Members of the My Ballard Group have shared photos and information about Markle, who is a Ballard native and former employee of Kate’s Pub in the U-District. The pub posted on Facebook about his disappearance yesterday. “No one can reach him including his roommate, his family, and his friends,” they write. “There is a large network of us through the pub that know John. Keep an eye out for him please!”
They add that a missing person report has been filed, and that any information about his whereabouts should be given to Seattle Police.
My Ballard Group member Sarah says Markle was a classmate of hers when they were in elementary school. “He’s a Ballard native. Please pass on and keep your eyes out for him.”