The Burke Co. Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person. He is 48-year-old Dean Anthony Yelton of 801 State Street in Marion.
Mr. Yelton who was last seen on July 31 of this year. At that time, a friend dropped him off near Linville Falls, off of N.C. Highway 105 in Burke County. He was in possession of camping & hiking equipment.
Mr. Yelton is a white male. He is 5’7″ tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has blue eyes and brown hair.
The Sheriff’s Office is attempting to verify Mr. Yelton’s current whereabouts and ascertain his condition. Anyone with information should call the Sheriff’s Office at 828-438-5500.