Officials expect large group of responders at search site for missing Tennessee girl

U.S. & World

Photo courtesy of Candus Wells

HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Hawkins County Emergency Management Agency Director says a large group of responders will likely be at the site of the search for missing Rogersville 5-year-old Summer Wells on Sunday, June 27.

A post from Hawkins County EMA Director Jamie Miller, a “large group of responders” is expected at the search site on Sunday.

“This has been a long and exhausting mission for our responders,” Miller wrote in the post.

No further details were released in the post.

On Saturday, June 26, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued a notice saying they were seeking a “potential witness” to Summer’s disappearance. The possible witness was driving a Toyota pickup truck in the area of the Wells’ home close to the time she was first reported missing.

Summer Utah-Moon Wells went missing on Tuesday, June 15 around 6:30 p.m., and has been the subject of an AMBER Alert since the morning of June 16. Search crews have been working each day in the nearby area since her disappearance.

You can see a full timeline of the major developments in the Search for Summer Wells by clicking here.

The TBI AMBER Alert reports Summer’s appearance as follows:

  • Age: 5
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
  • Hair: Blonde Eyes: Blue
  • Height: 3′
  • Weight: 40 lbs.
  • NCIC: M476287498
  • Missing From: Rogersville, Tennessee
  • Missing Since: June 15, 2021

Anyone with information regarding Wells’ whereabouts is urged to call 1-800-TBI-FIND.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending on NBC4i.com

Today's Central OH Forecast

Get severe weather email alerts

Don't Miss

Local News

Alec Yoder's coach interview

Ryan Ave. 7 a.m. Update

As he goes for gold, OSU Yoder's gamer mentality a secret weapon

Woman, 99, in hospice care goes for one more spin around the dance floor

With OD deaths rising, central Ohio drug dropoff event hopes to stop addiction before it starts

Goodson family holds rally, call for immediate indictment against FCSO deputy in fatal shooting

More Local News