Missing Carter County Man Has Dementia

Posted at 5:12 AM, Sep 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-05 05:12:57-04

CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The search continues Wednesday for a missing man in Carter County.

Authorities have no solid leads on the whereabouts of 62-year-old Richard Lea, who has been missing for more than 24 hours.

He was last spotted at the marina on Grayson Lake.

Both helicopters and dogs were called in for the search, and more crews were called out Tuesday afternoon.

Lea has dementia and is non-verbal.

Crews are concerned about the effects of dehydration and weather conditions.

Lea was last seen wearing blue cotton shorts, a tan t-shirt and a camouflage hat.

If you think you’ve seen him, call 9-1-1.