MAGOFFIN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) — UPDATE 5/15/19 @ 4:05 p.m.
A toddler who was found safely Wednesday on a 50-foot cliff has been taken to Cabell Huntington Hospital to be evaluated, rescue crew officials say.
Kenneth Howard, who is 22 months old, was found unharmed after being missing from his home in Magoffin County since 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Photo credit: Ritter Mortimer (Salyersville Independent)
Overall, Kenneth Howard, who’s 22 months old, is doing well. Crews say dehydration was their main concern. Kenneth had been missing since around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Rescue crews found him sitting on a 50-foot rock outcropping on old mine property, about 1,755 feet from where Kenneth disappeared from his home in Magoffin County. The rescue scene is in the Hueysville area near the Floyd/Magoffin County line.
While Kentucky State Police are still investigating the circumstances of how Kenneth went missing, his family said they believe he may