Missing Macoupin County man may be buried

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(KPLR) - Authorities in Macoupin County are looking into a tip that a missing man is buried in their county.

Joseph Ryan Wilson, 28, went missing in April 2012 and was last seen in Royal Lakes, Illinois. Since then, family and friends have held searches and candlelight vigils in hopes of gaining information about Wilson's disappearance.

He is described as a black male with brown eyes and black hair.  Wilson is 5-feet-8 inches tall and weighs about 170 pounds.

Family members say Wilson walks on his toes.  Authorities do not have any leads or suspects in Wilson's disappearance.