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UPDATE: Missing Whitley County man found

Officials in Whitley County are asking for your help to find Matthew Nichols who went missing Sunday night from his home in the Rockholds community.
Officials in Whitley County are asking for your help to find Matthew Nichols who went missing Sunday night from his home in the Rockholds community.(Whitley 911)
Published: Aug. 10, 2020 at 3:24 AM EDT
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Updated 08/11/2020

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Whitley County 911 says that Mattew Nichols has been found.

Original Story 08/10/2020

Officials are asking for your help locating a missing Whitley County man.

A Golden Alert was issued Sunday night for Matthew Nichols, 63. He was last seen Sunday night around 8 at his home on Underwood Road in the Rockholds community.

We’re told he walked away from the home and is known to wander near the roadway or into nearby woods.

Nichols was last seen wearing an olive green t-shirt with an IBEW logo on it, blue jeans with a black belt and brown camo hiking boots. He is 5′9″, 171 pounds, has white hair and brown eyes. He also has a tattoo on his right arm and a scar across his chest.

He has dementia and several medical issues that require medication. He does not have that medication with him.

If you have seen him or know where he might be, please contact Whitley County dispatch at 606-549-6017.

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