Search & rescue efforts continue to find missing Texas man in JaCo

PROSPECT, Ore. —It’s day two of search and rescue efforts to locate a missing Texas man. His motorcycle was found in Prospect this week.

35-year-old Kirk Jones has been missing since June 7th.

Jackson County Sheriffs Office search and rescue volunteers are doing all they can to locate him.  A mounted team on horseback, a ground team, and even a drone team are all being utilized. Friday, the group focused on the Rogue River Gorge Area, just outside of Prospect.

“So far it’s been I can’t say successful but we are doing everything we can to make sure we can to lead to success,” said Aaron Lewis, PIO for Jackson County Sheriffs Office.

Friday search and rescue volunteers from Klamath and Siskiyou County will also arrive to assist.

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Jenna King is the 6pm anchor and our Feature Reporter at 10pm and 11pm for NBC5 News. Jenna is a Burbank, CA native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at Oregon she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through her internship with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors or binging on the latest Netflix release.
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