Missing Taylorsville man found dead

Missing Taylorsville man found dead
Howard Jewell Jr. was reported missing from the Taylorsville area on July 7. He was last seen on July 4. (Source: Taylorsville Police Department)
Howard Jewell Jr. was reported missing from the Taylorsville area on July 7. He was last seen on on July 4.
Howard Jewell Jr. was reported missing from the Taylorsville area on July 7. He was last seen on on July 4. (Source: Taylorsville Police Department)

TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Authorities who searched for a missing Spencer County man made a tragic discovery.

Howard Jewell Jr. was reported missing from the Taylorsville area on July 7. He was last seen on July 4.

On Tuesday, July 9, police found Jewell dead. They said it appeared he was in a car crash on Little Union Road.

If police share further information about his cause of death, this story will be updated.

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