BLOUNT COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) — The Blount County Sheriff’s Office shared that a missing man has been located.
Michael Dwight Hurst, 66, was found on October 19. He reported missing in October, and his family told deputies that they had not seen or heard from him since February 23, 2023. According to his family members, it is not unusual for him to go for this long without contacting them, the sheriff’s office explained.
Hurst does not have a vehicle or a cell phone. His last known address was on the 3000 block of Samples Road in Louisville.
Previously, investigators said Hurst was last seen wearing a denim jacket, and a dark shirt layered with a dark plaid shirt, shown in a photo included in the post.
Additionally, citizens can submit an anonymous tip on the sheriff’s office’s website by clicking the “Submit a Crime Tip” tab.
Authorities say nearly 400 people go missing in Tennessee each year. That’s five people for every 100,000. Check this list of people missing from East Tennessee to see if you can help locate someone.