Jeep found during search for missing Texas man, cops say

Community members rallied to lookup for Robert Moulds, of Texas, who experienced very last been listened to from on April 4, according to authorities.

Screengrab from the Obtaining Robert Moulds Fb group

A Jeep belonging to a Texas person who had been lacking for a lot more than two weeks was discovered on Wednesday, April 20, with a lifeless male in the driver’s seat, in accordance to officers.

The Jeep, which was registered to Robert Moulds, was discovered at about 8:45 a.m. on April 20 by an off-duty firefighter assisting in the research for Moulds, who was previous read from on April 4, according to Sheriff Lane Akin of the Clever County Sheriff’s Office in Decatur, Texas. Decatur is about 40 miles north of Fort Worthy of.

The Jeep was discovered in some brush about 4 miles west of Decatur, Akin wrote in an e-mail to McClatchy Information. Authorities imagine the body to be that of Moulds.

Local community users had rallied to locate Moulds considering that he went missing in early April, developing a Facebook group and GoFundMe website page.

In the Facebook group, which has 3,300 associates, folks posted details about Moulds’ very last-recognized whereabouts as well as assist for his relatives.

On April 20, just after authorities found the Jeep, group members began to submit comments about Moulds and what he intended to them.

“I worked with Robert quite a few several years ago and was privileged ample to talk to him in excess of the phone at my position numerous months back,” wrote Karen Kinler-Singleton. “He was always so variety and welcoming to all who knew him.”

Some of these who posted didn’t know him individually but had joined the look for energy.

“Mr Moulds most of us under no circumstances realized you other than you were being lacking!” wrote Carrie Baran. “We shared and searched much and broad due to the fact you mattered. The news is not what we needed to hear but delivers closure to so numerous.”

Madeleine Listing is a McClatchy Countrywide True-Time reporter. She has reported for the Cape Cod Instances and the Providence Journal.