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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 units, including a canine unit, are still searching the Hocking River near White’s Mill in Athens. A 29-year-old man reportedly jumped in the water Saturday night and has been missing ever since. Crews searched until dusk yesterday, and renewed efforts this morning. pic.twitter.com/HV5uH34hJh
— WOUB News (@woubnews) June 25, 2018
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.