McKenney has been living with his aunt in Fairfield Twp. She reported him missing on June. 1. In the report, the family said McKenney had battled drug addiction.
McCroskey said he investigation indicates drug use could be a contributing factor. And at this point nothing is pointing foul play, he said.
“We have not seen any evidence at this point, but that could change, to indicate foul play. But we are open minded about that,” he said.
McKenney has “not touched his money” or used social media, McCroskey said.
Groups have searched areas of the large state park but found no trace of McKenney. The Butler County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol helped searching some areas near ravines.
“We have had so many scenarios running through our brains. We are at a loss. We just don’t know. I am afraid it is adding up to something scary,” said McKenny’s mother, Yalonda Middleton.
She added while her son did love the outdoors, he did not tell anyone he was going to Hueston Woods.
McKenney works two jobs and was scheduled to begin a third, his mother said. He has lots of friends and is outgoing.
“He would talk anyone,” Middleton said.
He had just purchased the car found at the park, she said.
“It is not like him to do something like this, he would have at least called someone by now,” Middleton said. “Things just don’t add up, if things were going well why did he just disappear and not tell anyone? There’s no trace of anything. It’s like he just disappeared.”
Anyone with information that could help find McKenney is asked to call McCroskey at 513-785-1463 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-352-3040.
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