Douglas reissues plea for help in finding missing man

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is still seeking public assistance in locating a 62-year-old male, Dennis Kelly, who has been missing for approximately one week.

Kelly has been missing since Monday Jan. 14. His wife reported that she last saw him when he left their residence to take a walk in the Indian Hills/Jacks Valley area in North Douglas County about10:30a.m.

Kelly is described as 5-feet 10-inches tall, weighing approximately 170 pounds, with blue eyes, gray hair, and a long gray beard.

He was last seen wearing olive-green pants and a green flannel shirt.

Kelly is described as an outdoorsman in good health, however he suffers from depression.

Seventeen members of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Team, augmented by four members of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Mounted Posse, conducted three extensive daylong searches for Kelly in the wildlands and hillsides surrounding the Indian Hills and Jacks Valley residential areas of northern Douglas County.

The Search and Rescue Team has suspended their efforts pending any new leads or information.

Anyone who may have seen Kelly, or has information regarding his possible whereabouts, is asked to call the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center at 782-9935, ext. 7.

No foul play is suspected at this time.


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