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KCSO: Missing man from Knox County found safe Thursday evening

William E. Maddox was found safe Thursday evening, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Department.

KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. — UPDATE (July 30, 2020, 8 p.m.): Wiliam E. Maddox was found Thursday evening, according to officials from the Knox County Sheriff's Office. He was safe, according to officials.


Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler and the Knox County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit are asking for the public's assistance to help find a missing man. 

William E. Maddox, who lives in Knox County, was last seen leaving his home at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29, according to KCSO.

KCSO said he was driving a 2012 gray Infiniti q37 with a Tennessee tag 758-CXV. 

Maddox was last seen wearing tan shorts, a white striped shirt and tennis shoes, KCSO said. 

If you have any information, you are asked to call (865) 215-2243 and ask for KCSO Detective K. McFarland.