HAMBLEN COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) — The Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office has reported that Christopher Michael Kress has been found safe.
Previously, the Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office advised the public to be on the lookout for a missing man who may have been in or around Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Christopher Michael Kress was last seen around 9 a.m. on April 25, 2023.
Kress has blonde hair and blue eyes. He stands about 6′ tall and may be wearing a green hoodie, jeans and brown boots.
He is known to drive a 2010 Dodge Caravan with Hamblen County tag number 994BGXD. According to Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office, he could be in or around Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
If anyone has information regarding Kress, contact the Hamblen County Sheriff’s Office at 423-586-3781.
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.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated.