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Update: Hart County Man Reported Missing to Authorities *Golden Alert*

Date of News Release: 07/04/2013

Martin "Marty" Lewis Melton

(Bowling Green, KY) -- On Thursday, July 4, 2013, Kentucky State Police Troopers located Martin "Marty" Lewis Melton in a field in Hart County, Kentucky. He was taken to Caverna Memorial Hospital for observation. The investigation is still ongoing.

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Hart County Man Reported Missing to Authorities *Golden Alert*

Date of News Release: 07/02/2013

(Bowling Green, KY) -- Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green, are currently searching for Martin "Marty" Lewis Melton whom was reported missing by family members in Hart County.

Mr. Melton was last seen in a wooded area off Friendship Church Road in Hart County. Mr. Melton was last seen on Monday, July 1, 2013, at 8:30 A.M. (CST). Mr. Melton was last seen wearing black t-shirt, blue jeans, and black tennis shoes. He is described as a white male, 5'6" and 140lbs. with brown hair and blue eyes.

Mr. Melton has numerous medical issues that could potentially render him incapable of taking care of himself. Additionally, Mr. Melton is currently wanted through Barren County for Assault 4th Degree and Persistent Felony Offender 1st Degree.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555.

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