Newton County Sheriff’s Office asks for public’s help in finding missing man

Newton County Sheriff’s Office asks for public’s help in finding missing man
Michael Ashworth, a 39-year-old Newton County man, has been missing since April 227. (Source: Newton County Sheriff's Office)

NEWTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - The Newton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a 39-year-old man who has been missing since April 27.

According to a press release, the Newton County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a family member who said that Michael Paul Ashworth has been missing since April 27.

He is 6 feet tall and weighs about 200 pounds.

Ashworth was last seen in the Bon Wier area of Newton County, the press release stated.

“He told family members that he had a bad argument with a man,” the press release stated. “The man he had the argument with is known to be a violent person.”

Anyone with any information about Ashworth’s whereabouts is urged to call the Newton County Sheriff’s Office at (409) 379-3636.

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