Search continues for missing man

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Department attempting to locate a missing person, R. L. Axton, Jr., formerly of Ruston.

He is described as a 53-year-old white male, six feet tall, 170 pounds. with thinning brown hair and hazel eyes.

Mr. Axton was last seen leaving his West Monroe residence on June 19 in a 2013 GMC Terrain, olive green in color with pearl gold flaking and chrome wheels. 

Family members have pleaded for help on social media since his disappearance. The family reported Axton’s disappearance as suspicious and have not ruled out foul play. He did not take his phone, wallet, or shoes.  

Axton grew up in Lincoln Parish and has many family members in the Ruston area.

Anyone with any information as to the whereabouts of Mr. Axton is asked to contact the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Department at 318-329-1200.


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