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Missing & Endangered Adult

For Immediate Release : Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Release Number: 21-156



 Missing & Endangered Adult

UPDATE: On August 13, 2021, Christopher McCullough, 88, who had been missing since July 23, 2021, was located deceased in a field near his residence.
"Since the morning Mr. McCullough was last seen, his family, volunteers and HCSO personnel searched several areas on multiple occassions looking for him," said Sheriff Chad Chronister. "We are heartbroken at this outcome, and will keep all those who knew and loved Mr. McCullough in our thoughts during this difficult time."
Detectives are currently working with the Medical Examiner's Office to determine the cause of death. There are no obvious signs of foul play.

ORIGINAL: The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing and endangered adult in Plant City.

Christopher McCullogh, 88, was last seen at approximately 1:00 a.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021. McCullogh has dementia, and Atrial Fibrillation, and can only hear with a hearing aid. 

"We are urging anyone who sees Mr. McCullogh to please contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office," said Sheriff Chad Chronister. "He is overdue for his medication and we want to find and return him safely to his home and family."

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-8200.

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