UPDATE: 11/10/13 – The body found in a truck in the Ohio River has been confirmed to be Mark’s.
UPDATE 11/4/13 – Mark may have been found. His truck was found in the Ohio River in California, Ohio on Saturday. There was a body inside and a wallet and clothes belonging to Mark were found. Read more here.
Mark Allen Smith, 51, from Independence, Kentucky was last seen outside him home on February 16. He was also seen at BP gas station at Taylor Mill Road and I-275 where he made a credit card transaction.
Mark has been missing for almost a month, along with his 1999 Ford Ranger truck the Kentucky plates 816-AYX.
Assistant Independence Police Chief David Nichols said they have followed up on every lead and are stumped as to what could have happened. He also said there was nothing that was obvious that could explain why he is missing.
Mark is 6 feet tall, 220 pounds with hazel eyes, and a scars on his right shoulder and stomach. He has a tattoo of a heart on his upper left arm with a ribbon across it. Later, the name ribbon was filled in to conceal the name. He’s also had numerous surgeries and there are surgical scars on his right shoulder area and also on his stomach near the navel area.
His personal items were left at his home and calls to his cell phone go to voicemail, according to NamUS.
If you have any information about his whereabouts, please call the police at 859-356-2697.