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Deputies locate missing Tampa man who reportedly thinks he is God

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Posted at 2:34 PM, Feb 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-07 08:13:09-05

TAMPA, Fla. — A missing Tampa man who allegedly made statements about him being God was located by deputies.

Ariel Rodriguez, 33, had not been seen since leaving his family's residence on W. Pocahontas Ave. on Feb. 4.

In addition to making statements about him being God, he believed he is the lion mentioned in the Bible. He also said he wants to heal people and kill people.

Rodriguez is described as a white male and is 5'11" and weighs 185 lbs.