KPD e-News Release: Kingsport Police Requesting Citizen Tips in Locating Missing Teenager

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: Kingsport Police Requesting Citizen Tips in Locating Missing Teenager
DATE: February 26, 2019
CASE #: 19-003077
On the morning of February 12, 2019, a father reported his teenage son, Lee Troupe, missing to the Kingsport Police Department. The father said that his son did not return home from school five (5) days earlier on February 7th.

Foul play is not suspected. Lee is a 15 year old black male juvenile. He is approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs roughly 130 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who sees him or knows his possible current whereabouts is asked to contact Detectives in the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division at 423-229-9429 or call Kingsport Central Dispatch at 423-246-9111.

Alternatively, if an individual who is able to supply information related to this or any other case wishes not to be identified, tips can be submitted anonymously via online “Citizen Feedback” forms available at the following link:

Name Lee Troupe
Age 15 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/Black


5 feet 11 inches

130 pounds



Black Hair

Brown Eyes

Residency Kingsport, TN

Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)


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