Merle has difficulty walking and is missing some teeth as well as part of the end of his nose. Previous frostbite on his foot makes it difficult for him to walk. He has a tattoo of "Indian Born" on his left arm, an unknown tattoo on his left finger, and an unknown tattoo on his left forearm. He is a veteran.
Dark blue pants, a green sweatshirt, and a camp jacket. He was wearing a Veterans hat and carrying a black backpack.
Merle was last seen in Omaha, Nebraska. He is homeless.