The Athens Fire Department was stopped search operations for the day after working since 8:00AM to locate a missing man in the Hocking River. Search operations will resume Monday, June 25th at 8:00 AM. Search crews have been searching for the missing man since approximately 8:00 PM, Saturday June 23, 2018 when it was reported he jumped into the Hocking River near the Whites Mill at 2 Whites Mill Drive in the City of Athens. The missing person is described as a 29-year-old white male, wearing black shorts and no shirt or shoes.
Additional information will be released as it becomes available.