Home / Public safety / Search for missing Ocala teen continues

Search for missing Ocala teen continues


A missing Ocala teenager may be at risk. Marion County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Judge Cochran says 17-year-old Katelynn Sargent has been missing since Monday.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Cochran says they believe Sargent may around St Augustine now, but possibly heading towards Orlando.  Anyone with information about Katelynn’s location can contact local law enforcement or Marion County Sheriff’s Office Detective Rhonda Stroup at (352)572-4643.

About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

Check Also

Experienced parachutist Dmytro Zinchenko (pictured) died Friday in a jumping accident in Marion County. (Photo courtesy Marion County Sheriff's Office)

Parachutist Remembered After Dying In Marion County Jumping Accident

“Rest in peace, brother,” one commenter wrote on a Facebook post from the European Paratroopers Association set up as memorial to Dmytro Zinchenko.