A search continued Monday for a Richmond man who has been missing in Wolfe County since 8:30 p.m. Saturday, according to a Kentucky State Police news release.
Joshua L. Adkins, 31, went missing from the Koomer Ridge Campground in the Red River Gorge area. Adkins is about 6-foot-1 with brown hair, a beard and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt, khakis, and blue-and-white Nike shoes.
Kentucky State Police and Wolfe County Search and Rescue arrived Monday, along with six other agencies and a search dog from Tennessee. That dog found a missing person in the Red River Gorge area three years ago.
According to John May with Wolfe County Search and Rescue, Adkins has a history of mental illness and was camping with caretakers.
Searchers asked anyone with information regarding Adkins' whereabouts to call the Kentucky State Police Post 8 in Morehead at (606) 784-4127.