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Etowah County Sheriff's Office
Thursday November 19th, 2009 :: 08:50 a.m. CST


ECSO conducting expanded search for missing person, Michael Winford Williams, 58, of Boaz. Last seen Nov. 7, 2009.

From: Sheriff Todd Entrekin Date: November 19, 2009
Etowah County

The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office is conducting another ground search today for missing person, Michael Winford Williams, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.
An expanded search with additional resources and more individuals began at 8:00 a.m. in a wooded area located near where Williams was last seen.
“While speaking to family and friends, during the course of the investigation, it was decided an expanded search needed to take place,” states Chief of Investigations Mike Jones.
Williams, 58, of Boaz, was last seen on Saturday, November 7th, at 1640 Thornhill Road, Boaz.
Williams is a white male, 5’ 9” tall, 170 lbs., with brown eyes and gray hair. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt, blue work pants and tennis shoes.
Williams is diabetic and should be taking medication for his medical condition.
A family member reported him missing on Tuesday, November 10th.
Anyone with information regarding Williams is asked to contact the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office at 256-546-2825.
Agencies involved in the search include: Etowah County Sheriff’s Office investigators, reserves and dive team, members of Mountainboro, Sand Valley, Egypt and Ivalee volunteer fire departments, Rainbow City Fire Department, Etowah County Rescue Squad, Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency, Etowah 9-1-1, Rural/Metro Ambulance Service and the American Red Cross.

Command for the ground search is located at Son-Rise Church on Highway 431, Boaz.

Etowah County Sheriff's Office
827 Forrest Ave
Gadsden, AL 35901

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 256-546-2825

Natalie Barton
Public Relations

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