Missing Harrison Man Found Deceased

Saturday, November 25, 2017
Frank Gray
Frank Gray

Late this afternoon, emergency personnel found the body of James “Frank” Franklin Gray, 73, deceased. 
 
Mr. Gray’s body was located in a wooded area near his home with what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Mr. Gray’s body has been transferred to the Hamilton County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the exact cause and manner of death.

First responder agencies had resumed the search efforts on Saturday for Mr. Gray, who was last seen Friday between 1-3 p.m at 10207 Snow Hill Road (Harrison area).


Agencies responding in the search included:

Highway 58 VFD
Hamilton County STARS
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Rescue
Dallas Bay VFD
Mowbray VFD
Sale Creek VFD
Walden’s Ridge Emergency Services
Hamilton County Marine Rescue
Tri-State Mutual Aid Chiefs, Mike Williams and Winston Shields
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office along with rescue personnel from Highway 58 VFD and Special Tactics and Rescue Services began looking for the missing man on Friday.
 
Mr. Gray was wearing jeans and a grey and blue flannel shirt.

His wife explained to police and rescue personnel that her husband would take walks on a regular basis and always returned home.


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