A Texas father, Colby Richards, has been found safe and alive after going missing during an early morning walk over a week ago, Your Content has learned.
The 31-year-old engineer and part-time baseball coach vanished without his phone or wallet on May 26, sparking a frantic search.
After an intense search effort, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office announced that Richards was discovered wandering in the area of Research Forest and Kuykendahl, The Woodlands.
His family expressed their overwhelming joy on Facebook, stating they are relieved by the positive outcome.
Following his discovery, Richards was transferred to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Mental Health Unit. The department intends to interview him once he has had time to recover.
Currently, he is receiving medical care in the hospital, and his family hopes for a full recovery.
Throughout the week, numerous individuals, including law enforcement and volunteer search teams, worked tirelessly to locate Richards.
The family expressed their deep gratitude for the love, prayers, and support they received during this challenging time.
His wife, Callie Richards, initially noticed his absence early in the morning, finding that he had left without his phone or wallet and the back gate of their home open.
Authorities discovered one of his belongings, a Yeti coffee tumbler, near the forest behind their property.
The mysterious circumstances surrounding Richards’ disappearance left his wife and authorities puzzled. The incident deeply affected their young children, with their eldest becoming aware of the situation and asking difficult questions.
The family is now focusing on supporting Colby’s recovery while expressing their immense appreciation for the community’s efforts in finding him,‘according to FLIPBOARD.