On Wednesday, September 1, at approximately 8:35 p.m., Trooper J.A. Peteete with the West Virginia State Police received a missing person notice from concerned family members of James Andrew Hefner.
Family members stated that Mr. Hefner was last seen at his residence in Hillsboro, Pocahontas County, W.Va., on Monday, August 30, 2021, and the family recently received information that he was seen Monday morning around 11 a.m. in Renick, headed south towards Lewisburg, W.Va.
Family members advised that Mr. Hefner was possibly suffering from paranoia and left in his Red 2014 Jeep Patriot, bearing West Virginia registration plate 66P538.
Mr. Hefner is described as a 69-year-old white male, approximately 5-9, weighing 240 pounds with a full gray beard. A Silver Alert has been issued. If seen, please contact the West Virginia State Police Marlinton Detachment at 304-799-4101 or Troop 3 Headquarters in Elkins at 304-637-0200.