KPD e-News Release: K.P.D. Attempting to Locate Missing Teenager

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

SUBJECT: K.P.D. Attempting to Locate Missing Teenager
DATE: July 23, 2020
CASE #: 20-015610
The Kingsport Police Department is asking area residents to help be on the lookout for a 17 year old juvenile, Lee Charles Troupe, who was reported missing by a family member. He was last seen on the evening of July 8th; however, he was not reported missing until two weeks later on July 22nd.

While the Kingsport Police Department has no reason to suspect foul play in this case, due to his minor age, Detectives are making every possible effort to locate him. A photo and description have been included in this release.

Anyone who sees him, or who may know his 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 Charles Troupe
Age 17 Years of Age
Gender/Race Male/Black


6 feet

130 pounds

Hair/Eyes 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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