Family of Ashland missing man says this is out of character

Update (08-30-21 1:20 p.m..) – An Ashland man who was missing in Douglas County was found dead Saturday. His sister told NBC5 News Friday, he was having a medical emergency when he disappeared.

36-year-old Trevor Watson, a local musician was found dead in a creek near his parent’s house. His sister said cadaver dogs from a search and rescue team were the ones that found him.

According to his sister, he suffers from alcoholism and was detoxing at his parent’s home. She said this was not a suicide, there will be an autopsy Monday.

Original story: ASHLAND, Ore. – An Ashland man disappeared in the Glendale area last weekend. His family told NBC5 News went missing while having a medical emergency.

Thirty-six-year-old Trevor Watson is a local musician. His family even said he wrote scores for University of Oregon commercials. According to his sister, he suffers from alcoholism and was detoxing at his parent’s home. That’s when he went missing.

“We just want some information so we can get him the help that he needs so that he can be returned home safely,” said Andrea Watson-Massie.

A volunteer search and rescue team has been looking around his parent’s home. They’re planning on doing another mission if there are no leads.

If you have any information please contact the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. The number is 541-440-3792, the case number is 21-3792.

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NBC5 News reporter Katie Streit comes from her hometown, Las Vegas. Katie went to the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism & Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. While in Las Vegas, Katie won a Student Emmy for her coverage of the Las Vegas Shooting Anniversary. She also hosted and produced the university's political news show, where she interviewed Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-1). Her passion for politics turned into a coveted internship at the US Capitol in Washington D.C. In her final months working in the Las Vegas area, she was recognized for her journalism achievements by the Nevada Broadcaster's Foundation. Katie is excited to tell the stories of local Southern Oregonians and Northern Californians. Feel free to contact her at [email protected]
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