Missing Grayson man found safe

LAWRENCEVILLE - A missing Grayson man whom police believed had fallen victim to foul play was found alive and safe over the weekend.

Kenneth Lewis Hall, 41, went to the DeKalb County Police Department on Saturday after seeing a report that he was missing broadcast on a local television news program. He told investigators that his disappearance was intentional, said Cpl. Darren Moloney, spokesman for the Gwinnett County Police Department.

"Since no real crime had been committed, especially in Gwinnett, investigators are closing the case and working on other cases," Moloney said.

Hall was last seen July 29 when he drove away in his sister's van from his home on Pine Lake Court in Grayson. Another sister reported Hall missing three days later when he failed to return.

The van was recovered Wednesday at a QuikTrip gas station at 3830 N. Decatur Road in Decatur. The interior was damaged and some blood stains were found, leading authorities to suspect Hall had been harmed.

DeKalb County investigators questioned and released Hall on Saturday, and he has not been charged with any crime. Police are continuing to investigate why the van was damaged and stained with blood, Gagnon said.