Madison Shelby Mattingly: Kentucky Teen Missing From Bradfordsville Home, If Found, Contact State Police

Madison Shelby Mattingly is a 16-year-old teen who vanished from her Bradfordsville home, the Kentucky State Police is reporting. Authorities are asking the public for help finding her. Madison Shelby Mattingly was last seen on July 5 at around 7 a.m. in Lebanon. She was also seen walking along Old Lick Road in Bradfordsville at 2:00 p.m. that same day, sources say. As of now, authorities are not considering this a case of foul play.

Missing teen Madison Shelby Mattingly first disappeared from her residence at 4040 Mannsville Rd, in Bradfordsville, near the Marion/Taylor County line. She is a white female with brown/blonde hair and brown eyes. She is 5’4 tall and weighs 110 pounds.

There is no information about what she was wearing at the time.


The latest update in the case is that Madison Shelby Mattingly, known as Shelby Mattingly, did not have her cell phone when she went missing, according to her family. Shelby is a Junior at Marion County High School.

Inquisitr spoke with Shelby Mattingly’s brother, Tanner Ritchie, who stated that he hasn’t seen Shelby in about a year. As far as he knew, his sister didn’t play sports in school.

Shelby Mattingly lived with her father, Leonard Mattingly. Her mother, who is incarcerated, has not spoken to her daughter recently, family members say. There is no word about whether she was notified of her daughter’s disappearance.

Madison Shelby Mattingly’s, Aunt Fay, told Inquisitr that her niece loves horses, dogs, and other animals. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Since her mother’s incarceration, Shelby has had a hard time coping, her aunt stated.

Today, the family is busy passing out posters around the city and using social media to spread information in the hopes that she’ll be located soon. They are offering a reward of $500 for information about Shelby Mattingly. The family hopes to increase the reward.

Leonard Mattingly discovered his daughter was missing after he returned home from work around 4:20 p.m. When Shelby was seen on Old Lick Road, it appeared as if she was waiting for someone, though the family has no idea who it could be.


If anyone sees her or has any information, please contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 or contact the department’s local number. Please check back as we update this story.

[Featured Image by Kentucky State Police/Facebook]