Longtime Bay Area journalist Ray Taliaferro found dead

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The body of longtime journalist and radio host, Ray Taliaferro, has been found in Kentucky, his family confirmed. 

There are limited details surrounding his death, but Taliaferro’s son Raphael tells KRON4 that his body was discovered in a wooded around about a mile from where he was last seen. 

The Taliaferro family released the following statement:

It is with great sadness that the Taliaferro family has to announce the passing of Ray Taliaferro. His body was found in Paducah, Kentucky in a wooded area approximately a mile from where he was last seen. The family appreciates the support and help we received in our search for Ray. This is a devastating ending to our search for him over these past weeks. The family is in the process of working with the police to learn the matters surrounding his death. At this time, we are processing this turn of events and ask for privacy as we work through our loss.

The 79-year-old was reported missing in Paducah, Kentucky on Nov. 10. 

Taliaferro is said to have met with his manager at a pizza restaurant in Paducah earlier that day. 

He’s a man many people listened to on KGO Radio in the Bay Area for many years. 

This story is still developing. Please check back for updates. 

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