Posted: March 3, 2022 at 6:18 am
UPDATE FROM THE RICHLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT:
On 03/05/2022, at approximately 12:09 P.M. the Richland County Sheriff’s Department received a call of a vehicle located in a creek below a bridge on State Highway 171. Deputies responded to the scene and confirmed the vehicle belonged to Francis Johnston. The vehicle, which was not visible from the road way, was unoccupied when it was located. A short time later, Francis Jonston was located in the creek deceased.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is requesting assistance in locating Francis Johnston, 60, of the Boaz area. Francis went to an appointment in Viroqua on 02/28/2022 and has not returned home. Francis is driving a brown 1992 Cadillac and was possibly seen around 5pm on 02/28/2022 not far from home. Francis has not been seen or heard from since Monday. If Francis or his vehicle are located, please contact the Richland County Sheriff’s Department at 608-647-2106.
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