Search For Missing Man In Hocking River Stopped

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ATHENS — The Athens Fire Department has stopped all search operations for a missing man in the Hocking River.

Crews searched approximately two miles of the river using sonar, search dogs, and rescue divers without any sign of the missing man, according to a release from the Athens County Emergency Management Agency.

Search efforts began Saturday at approximately 8 p.m. when it was reported the 29-year-old man jumped into the Hocking River near White’s Mill in Athens.

Additional information will be released if it becomes available.