KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A missing Kentucky man has been found safe, according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office.
Casper Burkhart, 60, was walking south on U.S. 27, seven miles south of London on August 4 at 8:55 a.m. A Golden Alert was issued for him later in the later. The sheriff’s office shared that he had been found safe on August 5 around 9:22 p.m.
The London-Laurel County Rescue Squad was actively searching for Burkhart as Deputy Tommy Houston continued to investigate. The Laurel County DPS and Emergency Management assisted in the case.
EDITOR’s NOTE: This story was updated after Burkhart was found.