‘Just want him to come home’: Family searches for missing Detroit hairdresser last seen over a week ago


The family of a missing Detroit barber is desperate for answers to his disappearance.

David Woodger, 46, was last seen more than a week ago leaving his barbershop called D. Woods on Seven Mile Road near Conley Wednesday night, according to his brother Winfred Woodger.

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“I just need to know some answers,” Woodger said.

He and the rest of the family hold on to the belief that he will be found soon.

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“I’ve never experienced anything like this and I wouldn’t want anyone to experience this,” he said.

David is also a husband, father of three and a youth basketball coach. A man well known in his community, which only adds to the mystery of his disappearance.

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“I’ve never seen him confront anyone,” Woodger said.

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The family leaves no stone unturned – looking for him themselves – and posts on social media in hopes of getting clues that could lead them to David.

They also set up a GoFundMe to raise money for a reward to help him find it.

With each passing day, the despair of finding him grows, but Woodger says he remains positive and hopes for a miracle.

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“I wish my brother could hear me and if you do hear me, David, please find a way to contact us, get back to us safely.”

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If you have any information, call the Detroit Police Department.


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