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Published on May 15, 2024
Authorities Ramp Up Search for Missing 69-Year-Old Man in Rutherford CountySource: Facebook/Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

The search intensifies for a 69-year-old Rutherford County man, Kevin R. Sharp of Eagleville, who has mysteriously vanished, having been last seen at his home on May 4. In a concerted effort to uncover his whereabouts, local authorities are urging the public to come forward with any information.

Sharp's disappearance has left more questions than answers, especially after his black 2021 Subaru Outback was found abandoned in neighboring Putnam County by a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper on May 5, as reported by WSMV. Standing at 6 feet tall and weighing in at 190 pounds, Sharp is easily recognizable with his white hair, yet no sightings have been reported.

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is actively involved in the case and has asked anyone with potential leads to step forward and assist in the ongoing investigation. Despite comprehensive searches and public appeals, there hasn't been a significant breakthrough in the case yet.

In a bid to cast a wider net, authorities are keenly dissecting the timeline of events leading up to and following Sharp's disappearance—and are considering all possibilities, according to FOX 17.

Authorities and loved ones alike hope that media attention and community awareness will prompt new leads, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office. The full specifics of the disappearance are still unfolding, with Sharp's last known movements and interactions being scrutinized for potential clues, as detailed by WKRN.