View Full Version : Found Deceased TN - Jerome Langford, 75, West Knox County, 14 Jan 2008

01-16-2008, 07:06 PM

15 Jan 08

Several agencies are on the ground and in the air looking for 75 year old Jerome Langford.

Jerome Langford was last seen by family members Monday night just before bed.

He lives with his daughter and extended family at his home in West Knox County on Thayer Circle. He's 5'7", 130-pounds. His family says he has dementia. This is not the first time he's gone missing, but this is certainly the longest he's been away.


Langford is believed to be wearing a black leather jacket and a tan ball cap.

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(His name was spelled "Lankford" in another news article.)

01-19-2008, 08:18 PM

18 Jan 08

According to the Knox County Sheriff's Office, KCSO Captain Brian Stannard found the body of Jerome Lankford in a culvert off Gulf Park Road between the Peace Lutheran Church and Cedar Bluff Primary School. The body was found shortly after 8:30 am Friday.

KCSO says it appears Lankford had fallen down the hill into the culvert. Investigators do not know how long the body had been there.

Foul play has been ruled out.

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