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Cole County authorities seek information on missing man

Ronald Kappel
Cole County Sheriff's Department
Ronald Kappel


The Cole County Sheriff's Department is asking the public for help finding a man who went missing this week.

The department says Ronald J. Kappel, 54, was last seen Monday afternoon at his Jefferson City home. Kappel's truck was found abandoned the next day on Highway 50/63 near East McCarty Street, the sheriff's department said.

Kappel is white with a medium build, weighing about 130 pounds. His is about 5 feet 7 inches tall with brown hair, hazel eyes and a goatee, the sheriff's department said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's investigations unit at 573-634-9160 or another law enforcement agency.

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