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FOUND: Missing army veteran Ralph Atwell from McDowell County returns home

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Update:

The McDowell County sheriff's department just notified 59News that Ralph Kevin Atwell, 47, has been found safe.  Deputies said that his wife reported his safe return to their home at around 1 p.m.

Sheriff's Deputies thanked the community for spreading the word about Atwell's disappearance.

 


The McDowell County Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's help to find a missing man.

 

Ralph Kevin Atwell, 47, was last seen by his family at around 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4.  He is from the Stringtown area of Jolo in McDowell County.  That is near Bradshaw.  Atwell is a veteran of the United States Army and has had a history of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. 

Atwell is 5-feet 9-inches tall and weighs around 180 pounds.  Anyone with information on Atwell's location is asked to call the McDowell County Sheriff's Office at 304-436-8523 or the Emergency Operations Center at 304-436-4106.