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Laurel County Man Reported Missing Possibly Found Dead In Creek

Posted at 8:10 PM, May 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-05 20:49:51-04

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Laurel County man who was reported missing is believed to have been found dead, according to the sheriff’s office.

The Laurel County Sheriff says 53-year-old Tony Gibson was last seen off Johnson Road about a mile esat of London on May 1st at 6:30p.m.

Reportedly search crews found a body in a creek about a mile from Gibson’s home on Sunday afternoon.

The sheriff says while the coroner has not officially confirmed the identity, the body is believed to be Gibson’s.

The investigation is ongoing.