Family continues searching for missing 31-year-old Starkville man

The family of Richard “Cory” Baughn spent their weekend searching for the missing 31-year-old.

Posted: Nov 25, 2019 3:24 PM
Updated: Nov 26, 2019 8:16 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - The family of Richard “Cory” Baughn and local entities continue searching for the missing 31-year-old.

He was last seen on Nov. 12 leaving his apartment at the Crossgates Apartments, which is located on Stark Road.

Richard “Cory” Baughn | Source: Starkville Police Department

Baughn owns this white Nissan car. | Source: Starkville Police Department

Another picture of Richard “Cory” Baughn.

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According to Starkville Police, Baughn is believed to have left Starkville traveling east on Highway 82 towards Alabama, where he is from.

Police believe he was traveling in his 2005 white Nissan 350Z with an Alabama license plate.

His sister, Katie Hearn, and her father, Richard Baughn, conducted their own search during the weekend.

Their search team, 85-people-strong, searched for six hours and cleared a 4-mile zone of his last known location detected via phone ping.

Several local entities, including Starkville and Oktibbeha County law enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security, are working with the search.

Oktibbeha County emergency officials used a drone Monday morning to search the east Starkville area.

Anyone with information can contact the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4131.

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