Missing Knox Co. couple found safe

The couple went missing Monday, but has been found.
Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 5:21 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Knox County Sheriff’s Office said a missing couple has been found safe.

The sheriff’s office thanked the public for their help in the search on Facebook.

“Thank you to the public for all of the shares of our post, tips and to the citizen who recognized the couple. Also, thanks to the Claiborne County & Campbell County Sheriff’s Offices for all of their help,” the post read.

Paul and Judith Arens went missing on July 26. They were last seen leaving West Knox County driving a 2009 maroon Honda Accord.

The couple’s last known location was the Tennessee-Kentucky border near Campbell County around 1:25 a.m. Monday, officials say. Just after 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday, officials announced they were found safe.

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