Authorities seeking information on missing Marion County man

P.J. Atwell

P.J. Atwell — missing since 12/25/13 in New Hope, TN

UPDATE:  As of 7:10pm CST, December 30th, 2013 — The body of 34 year old P.J. Atwell was found at a friend’s house after search efforts by authorities, friends, and family. Read more here… http://bit.ly/1chOF4e


December 30th, 2013: 4:09pm CST…

Authorities in Marion County are seeking information regarding a New Hope man who’s been missing since Christmas night.

P.J. Atwell was last seen by a friend on the evening of December 25th, 2013, in the Richard City area of South Pittsburg.  He was expected to pickup his paycheck at his work on December 26th, but has yet to be seen.

His family has since filed a missing persons report with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department, but haven’t had any luck finding any additional information on his whereabouts.

P.J. is a 34 year old white male, around 5ft. 11in. tall, and weighs around 180lbs. He typically drives a late 90s model white Plymouth Breeze.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of P.J. Atwell or have seen his vehicle, his family and friends ask that you please contact the Marion County Sheriff’s Department at (423)942-2525.

MarionCountyMessenger.com will continue to follow this missing persons case and bring you the latest information as it becomes available.

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