Help Sought in Finding Missing Paulding Man

Sheriff's office seeks public's help in finding William Carl Childers, 44.

The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Paulding County man. 

William Carl Childers, 44, went missing from his residence Thursday afternoon. He is a white male, six feet tall and 300 lbs, the announcement said. Childers was last seen at Scott’s Store off of Goldmine Road in Western Paulding County at approximately 3 p.m. Thursday. 

The sheriff's office said family members believe that Childers may have intentions of suicide. Childers has no money, no cellphone, and is not from this area and has no vehicle. Deputies and DNR Rangers have been searching nearby wooded areas, but have not been able to locate Childers, authorities said.

If anyone has any information on Childers’ whereabouts, please contact the Criminal Investigations Division of the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office at (770) 443-3015.

Detectives do not have any other information and want to encourage anyone that may have seen him to come forward, the announcement stated.

Julie Mathis-Waddell September 01, 2012 at 03:26 AM
Is he William Carl Sanders or Childers?
Jon Gargis September 01, 2012 at 03:17 PM
It is Childers. We had a little slip-up in the subhead.


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