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Michael Chad Taylor
courtesy of Lincoln Co. Sheriff's Office

Lincoln County Man Reported Missing

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Lincoln County man. He is 47-year-old Michael Chad Taylor.

On October 6, Deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 1400 block of Janice Road in Lincolnton in reference to a missing person. The reporting party, a family member, said that Mr. Taylor lived in the basement of the residence and she had not seen him since Sunday, October 2. At that time, he was wearing a gray t-shirt and purple shorts.

The family member told a Detective that she left the residence on Sunday for about 45 minutes and when she returned, Mr. Taylor was gone. The missing man does not have a vehicle and did not take any personal belongings from the home.

Mr. Taylor is has been diagnosed as bi-polar and requires daily insulin for Type II diabetes. He does not have medication with him.

Mr. Taylor is a white male with short black hair, blue eyes, and a full black beard. He is approximately 6’0″ tall and weighs around 140 pounds.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Michael Chad Taylor should call the Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050, Lincoln County Communications at 704-735-8202, or Lincolnton/Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.