Name: Colby Richards
Age: 31 years old
Last seen: May 26, 2023
Location: Spring, Texas
Status: Found safe on June 2, 2023
31-year-old Colby Richards was last seen in Spring, Texas on May 26, 2023. He disappeared after leaving his house in the early morning.
Colby J. Richards was born on September 14, 1991. He is married to Callie Richard with whom he has two children, a 3-year-old daughter and a 1-year-old son.
At the time of his disappearance, Richards was living with his family in a house on Musgrove Place in Spring, Texas.
Two months prior to his disappearance, Colby started a job as an electric distribution design technician at an engineering firm in the area. He also worked part-time as a baseball coach.
On May 26, 2023, Colby Richards was last seen by his wife at their home in Spring, Texas, when he got up early from bed around 5:00 am.
When Colby did not return to get ready for work, his wife went to check for him and noticed that the gate in the backyard was left open, which was unusual as the family has two small children and a dog.
Colby Richards never returned home and hasn’t been heard from since. His wife filed a missing person’s report with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office when he didn’t return.
Colby Richards disappeared without his cell phone or wallet, which he left behind at home.
Upon searching the area, authorities found a water bottle of Colby’s near the Greenway Trail, located across the street from where their backyard gate opens up to.
According to his family, Colby occasionally went for walks in the Greenway trail behind his house, either in the morning or after work.
Colby’s family has been organizing searches in the area after the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office suspended their woodland searches after several days.
Colby Richards Found Safe
On Friday afternoon the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Colby had been found safe. According to the press release, he was found in The Woodlands, located in the area of Research Forest Drive and Kuykendahl Road.
He is currently being evaluated by medics and a mental health unit, with the Sheriff’s Office saying it might be some time before they interview him regarding his disappearance.
White male born on September 14, 1991. Colby has blonde hair, blue eyes, stands 6’3 tall and weighs 195 pounds.
Distinctive Physical Features:
No information available.
Clothing and accessories:
Colby was last seen wearing a t-shirt, black shorts, and grey shoes.
If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Colby Richards please contact the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at (240) 777-7000.
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Texas Father Missing After Leaving Home Early in Morning, with Wife Noticing Something “Atypical” – Oxygen
Texas dad Colby Richards reported missing after wife spotted eerie clue – New York Post 05/2023
Search for missing The Woodlands man who was last seen on Friday continues – KHOU 05/2023
Missing Texas Dad Colby Richards’ Family Tries to Piece Together Timeline – Fox News 05/2023
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