Update: APD is seeking public’s help locating a missing man

Update October. 25, 2023:

Ronald Dean Cochran has been safely located.

October 23, 2023 news release from the Asheville Police Department:

Asheville Police Department is requesting the public’s help in locating a missing man.

Ronald Dean Cohran (08/30/1954) was last seen near the 500 block of Biltmore Ave on Oct.10. He is described as a white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, about 120 pounds, with grey hair, blue eyes, and a beard. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket, jeans, and light-colored shoes. His family is concerned for his welfare.

If you see Mr. Cochran, please call Buncombe County Communications immediately at 828-252-1110.

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