BUNKER — Search parties were still looking Monday, Aug. 7, for an elderly man with Alzheimers who walked away from his home south of Bunker in Shannon County Monday evening, July 31.
According to an official with the Shannon County Sheriff’s Department, 76-year-old Cleveland Richardson wondered from his home on ‘P’ Highway in the northeastern corner of Shannon County between 6 and 7 o’clock Monday night.
Richardson was last seen near the area of the Doe Run Company Sweetwater Mine.
He was last seen wearing green plaid pajama pants, a green pullover shirt, black shoes and a belt.
The Shannon County Sheriff’s Department, with the help of the Reynolds County Sheriff’s Department and multiple other agencies from the area and around the state have conducted an extensive search which has turned up one shoe and a few other signs which lead the searchers to believe the lost man may yet be found.
If you have any information on Richardson’s whereabouts, call your local law enforcement agency or the Shannon County Sheriff’s Office at 573-226-3117 or the Reynolds County Sheriff’s office at 573-648-2491.