Keith Moore’s body found on Cobb Parkway

Keith Moore in plaid shirt wearing necklace chainsKeith Moore (photo provided my Marietta Police)

In a tragic development in the case of Keith Moore, a man with dementia who was reported missing on August 1, his body was discovered on Cobb Parkway.

Officer McPhilamy of the Marietta Police Department issued the following public information release:

“It is with heavy heart that we inform you Keith Moore’s body was located off Cobb Parkway North, Friday afternoon, August 11. 

“While the Cobb County Medical Examiner’s office advised there were no immediate signs of foul play, the death investigation is still active. 

“Please keep Mr. Moore’s family and friends in your prayers as they mourn his death.”


Below are the previous stories on the disappearance of Mr. Moore:

Officer Chuck McPhilamy of the Marietta Police Department distributed the following update to yesterday’s appeal for the public’s health in locating an at-risk Marietta man reported missing:

“I can now confirm that among other things, Keith Moore has been diagnosed with dementia. 


I will push out an update if anything changes.”

The Marietta Police Department distributed the following appeal for help in locating an at-risk individual:

Keith Moore, a sixty-six-year-old Marietta resident, was reported missing this afternoon.  Keith is 5’ 10” tall and weighs approximately 185 pounds.  According to his family, Keith has medical issues that place him in an “at-risk” category.  He was last seen on video Tuesday afternoon, August 1st, in the area of Cobb Parkway North and Field Park Circle.  In the video Keith was wearing a black and white striped shirt, black jeans, a black leather vest, white-black-and-gold shoes, and a hat with the name “Moore” on the front.  Keith may have fishing poles and a tackle box in his possession.  We are asking for the public’s help locating him.  Anyone with information about his current location is urged to call 911 immediately. 

Keith Moore in plaid shirt wearing necklace chains
Keith Moore (photo provided my Marietta Police)

About the City of Marietta

The City of Marietta is the county seat of Cobb County. The latest estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau puts the population of the city at 60,867 which makes it the second largest city in Cobb County by population, smaller only than the newly incorporated City of Mableton.

Here are a few quick facts from the Census Bureau

Marietta city, Georgia
Population, Census, April 1, 202060972
Population, Census, April 1, 201056579
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent6.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent13.2%
Female persons, percent49.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent53.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)32.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)1.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)0.0%
Two or More Races, percent4.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)15.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent46.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-20202678
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-202016.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-202044.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020$310,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020$1,856
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020$526
Median gross rent, 2016-2020$1,145
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-202024148
Persons per household, 2016-20202.39
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-202077.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-202023.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-202095.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-202086.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-202088.6%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-202044.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-20206.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent20.2%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-202067.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-202061.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c)264544
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c)1584232
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c)1129407
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c)1976915
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c)$33,875
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-202028.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020$59,594
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020$36,112
Persons in poverty, percent14.1%
All firms, 201210501
Men-owned firms, 20124934
Women-owned firms, 20124186
Minority-owned firms, 20124286
Nonminority-owned firms, 20125502
Veteran-owned firms, 20121015
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20128663
Population per square mile, 20102451.4
Land area in square miles, 201023.08