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Search continues for missing Whitley County man believed to have dementia

Golden Alert issued for man with history of Dementia
Golden Alert issued for man with history of Dementia(Whitley County Sheriff's Dept.)
Published: Jun. 13, 2022 at 1:40 PM EDT
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WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department and search crews from across the region are continuing to search for a man who went missing Sunday evening June 12.

Officials issued a Golden Alert for 75-year-old Darrell Carter.

Deputies said he walked into the woods off Gail Hart Road in the Rockholds area looking for snake weed.

We are told Carter has a history of dementia.

He was last seen wearing a red checkered shirt, blue jeans and brown boots.

If you see him you are asked to call 606-549-6017.

Search crews from Bell, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, Lee, Pulaski and Rockcastle Counties has also helped in the search for Carter, and officials have said that search efforts are planned for the next several days.

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