Xenia teen no longer missing

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FROM SCENE: Xenia police search for missing juvenile

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UPDATE @ 8:54 a.m. 2/9/18:

William Corkum is no longer missing, according to Xenia police.

UPDATE @4 a.m. 2/9/18:  William Corkum remains missing, according to Xenia police.

UPDATE @ 11:39 p.m. 2/8/18: The search for 15-year-old William Corkum, listed by police as a missing endangered juvenile, is continuing, Xenia police Capt. Alonzo Wilson said.

The boy's family called police when Corkum took the family's dogs for a walk and did not return. The dogs did return, Wilson said.

Police learned the teenager was in contact with friends, via social media, and made statements about being depressed.

"So we're a little concerned for his welfare," the captain said. "At this point, we're not sure why he walked away."

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Wilson said the Xenia Fire Division and the Greene County Sheriff's Office are assisting police and the state patrol in the search.

The patrol's helicopter, which was being used for a time tonight, has left the area.


Xenia police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol are working together in the search for a missing endangered juvenile.

The search, which involves the state patrol helicopter, has been ongoing several hours.

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According to the Xenia Police Division's Facebook page, police are searching for a 15-year-old William Corkum, who was last seen wearing a black pea coat, black beanie, blue jeans and black boots. He is described as having red hair, brown eyes, about 6-feet and 215 pounds.

He was last seen in the area of East Third (where he lives) and South Collier streets.

If you have seen him or know of his whereabouts, you are asked to call police dispatch at 937-372-9901.

We have a crew on the way to Greene County to find out more.

We will update this developing report as information becomes available.

Got a tip? Call our monitored 24-hour line, 937-259-2237, or send it to newsdesk@cmgohio.com 

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