A Letcher County man who went missing Tuesday was found safe yesterday afternoon. A Golden Alert was issued for Maynard Huff Tuesday evening, and searchers joined family members in trying to find him. The 58-year old man has disabilities, and doesn’t speak, which added to the challenge of trying to find him. Friends found Huff safe at an abandoned strip mine on Henry Ison Hollow about 28 hours after he went missing.
The location of a missing Letcher County man remains unknown as first responders, search and rescue teams and law enforcement officials continue their search. Paul Miles, the Letcher County Director of Emergency Services, contacted Kentucky State Police Post 13 requesting assistance in trying to locate 58 year old Maynard Huff. Huff was last seen at a residence on Henry Ison Hollow in the Big Cowan community at around noon on October 30. A Golden Alert was issued for Maynard Huff at 8:36 p.m. last night.
Maynard Huff is a white male who is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 190 pounds. He has black and gray hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a blue flannel shirt with camouflage undershirt, dark blue jeans and brown slip on boots. Maynard Huff has medical difficulties and is non-verbal. Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Maynard Huff is urged to contact Kentucky State Police Post 13 at 606-435-6069. Information can also be shared on the KSP public website, social media sites and KSP smartphone app. This case investigation is being led by Trooper Bruce Kelley with KSP Post 13.