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Laurel County man missing since May 2019 found safely

Posted at 12:30 PM, Jan 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 09:43:32-05

CORBIN, Ky. (LEX 18) — UPDATE: Casper Burkhart has been found safe in Laurel County

Kentucky State Police are still searching for a Laurel County man who has been missing since May 2019.

Casper Burkhart, 58, of Corbin, was last seen at his residence in Corbin on May 4, 2019, police said. His wife told police he left with some unknown people and never returned. He has not been seen or heard from since.

Burkhart is described as a white male, 5’6" tall, roughly 130 pounds, with brown hair shoulder length. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a white shirt.

Anyone with any information on Mr. Burkhart is urged to contact Kentucky State Police Post 11, London at 606-878-6622 or 1-800-222-5555.