RICHMOND, Ky. (FOX 56) – Police said the body of a missing Richmond man has been found.

Police said 33-year-old Matthew Cox was last seen around 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27. They said Cox’s girlfriend told them he was going shopping around that time and hadn’t been seen or heard from since.

According to police, Cox was found dead around 6 p.m. Monday in his vehicle in the Burnt Ridge Road area, just south of Berea near the Rockcastle County line.

A death investigation is now underway.

The coroner said it’s too soon to tell at this point if any foul play was involved in Cox’s death.


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Richmond police are asking for the public’s help in locating Matthew Cox.

Police said Cox, 33, was last seen at around 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27., wearing a gray zip-up jacket, khakis or sweatpants, vans, and a toboggan.

He may be driving a red or maroon 2017 Toyota Camry.

Anyone with information on Cox’s whereabouts is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at 859-624-4776.