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Around 8 p.m. July 11, 2018, Johnnie Russell Gobeli, 94, of the 8400-block of Kings Ridge Road, 21234 was reported missing to the Baltimore County Police when his son found his father's vehicle parked and running in the single-car garage of his home, with groceries still inside the vehicle. An extensive search of the home and surrounding area was conducted that evening, but officers were unable to locate the missing man. The following morning detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit responded to the missing man's home to investigate further, where they discovered the body of Gobeli concealed nearly completely under his car inside the small garage. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

Their investigation has lead detectives to believe this incident is an accidental death and that Gobeli may have become wedged underneath the vehicle and unable to get out after sliding under it to check on a mechanical issue. His body has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available. 

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating an endangered missing adult from the Rosedale area.

photograph of missing man, William Sparrow Jr.William Sparrow, Jr. (23) of the 6800 block of Fordcrest Road, 21237, left his home just before 9 a.m. after making statements to his mother that have caused her to be concerned for his welfare. He is driving a white 2003 Hyundai Elantra with Maryland registration '8DE6333'. Calls to his cellphone have gone unanswered and the phone now appears to be turned off.

William Sparrow is approximately 6'0, 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police at the White Marsh Precinct at 410-887-5000 or by simply calling 9-1-1.

UPDATE (August 10, 2017 11:41 a.m.):

Missing man, Charles Allen, has been located deceased in Baltimore City. His body has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsy. The Baltimore City Homicide Unit will conduct this death investigation and be notified of the results of the autopsy.

Original Release (August 9, 2017 3:47 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing man, Charles Allen.

Charles Allen was last seen Saturday afternoon, August 5, in the Live and Horseshoe Casinos in Baltimore City. He never returned home and has made no attempt to contact his family. Police are concerned for his welfare.

Charles Allen is 36-years-old, approximately 5'7", 145 pounds. He has brown eyes and facial hair but has a shaved head.

Anyone who may have seen Charles Allen or have any information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is investigating this case.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017