UPDATE: Missing Paris man found dead

Update from July 7, 2021:

PARIS, Ky. (WTVQ) – A missing Paris man was found dead Wednesday in Stoner Creek, according to Paris Police.

Investigators say a search group found the body of 68-year old Charles C. Rose in the creek near Mount Carmel Road and Shawhan Road in Cynthiana just before 6:30 p.m.

A death investigation is underway.  Police say Rose went missing July 2, 2021.

Investigators say he left his home for an afternoon drive and never returned.  They say his car was found on July 3 near Hinkson Creek Bridge at the intersection of Ruddles Mill Road (State 1940) and Old Ruddles Mill Road (State 1893) in Bourbon County.

A Golden Alert was issued for Rose on July 6, the day before his body was found.

 

Original story below from July 6, 2021:

BOURBON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Paris Police Department, Bourbon County Fire Department and Emergency Management are searching for a 68-year-old who has been missing since July 2.

A Golden Alert for 68-year-old Charles C. Rose, of Paris, Ky., whose last possible location was near where his car was found on Friday, July 3, 2021 at approximately 4:30 P.M. near Hinkson Creek Bridge at the intersection of Ruddles Mill Road (State 1940) and Old Ruddles Mill Road (State 1893) in Bourbon County.

Rose left his residence around 3 p.m. on July 3, 2021 on his afternoon drive and failed to return home, according to police.

Rose has several medical issues, both recovering and current, which require medication, as well as, his physical abilities limit him to have to walk with assistance of a cane.

The area where Rose is thought to have been around is familiar to him, and he may have been walking near or around the bridge that is located near the intersection from 430 P.M.- 6:00 P.M.

Rose is approximately 6 feet tall, 220 pounds, blue eyes, and white hair and beard. He was last seen wearing a royal blue plaid shirt, gray gym shorts, black shoes, and possibly with a dark green/navy hat with a jockey’s silk emblem which is green, yellow, and white.

Bourbon County Fire, Bourbon County Emergency Management, and Harrison County Fire have been searching the waterways and properties in attempts to locate him. Crews are still actively searching.

Anyone with any information or sightings of Rose is asked to contact Paris/ Bourbon Dispatch at 859-987-2100 ext. 1.

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