Missing Person Sought…


The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement are attempting to locate a missing person in the Rock Run area.  According to Sheriff Jeff Shaver, 45 year-old Troy Spence went missing from a residence on Indian Mountain over the weekend.  Spence is from Austell, Georgia, and was visiting Indian Mountain in Cherokee County.  Friends of Spence say that he began walking in the woods and never came back.  On Sunday, deputies from Cherokee, Etowah, and Floyd Counties, along with Game Wardens searched for Spence in the woods.  The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office tracking dog and the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office tracking dog both assisted as well as the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office aviation unit.  Anyone with any information is asked to contact Sheriff’s Office Investigator Michael Green or Chief Investigator Josh Summerford at 256-927-3365.

Troy Spence