On Sunday, crews continued searching wooded areas southeast of Bladensburg, near the Coshocton County line, for a missing person. Ernest Baker, 54, Roseville, Ohio was reported to have been separated from his group while in a wooded area on McCament Road.

Sunday’s search included personnel from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, Bladensburg Fire District, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and Kokosing Valley Search and Rescue.

Ernest Baker was reported to have been wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans, and glasses. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Knox County Sheriff’s Office at 740-397-3333. Lt. Craig Feeney is in charge of the investigation.


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