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UPDATE: Police Continue Searching for 58-Year-Old Buckhannon Man

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UPDATE (07/05/17 5:31 p.m.): 

Officials in Upshur County say they're still looking for a man who disappeared from Buckhannon late last month.

Buckhannon Police Chief Matt Gregory says the investigation continues into the whereabouts of Jerry Koon, who was last seen at his Barbour Street home on June 17.

Gregory said despite a widely-received Silver Alert and other efforts, no signs of Koon have come up.


If you can help, call Buckhannon Police at 304-472-5723.


A disabled man has been reported missing out of Buckhannon.

Jerry Koon, 58, has been missing since Saturday, June 17, according to the Buckhannon Police Department.

Koon is white, standing approximately 5' 9" and weighing approximately 200 pounds, with brown hair, green eyes, and glasses.  He was last seen wearing a white shirt and dark shorts at his residence on Barbour Street.

Koon walks with the assistance of a cane, or he uses a motorized wheelchair, police said.  He could possibly be in a tan Kia Sportage with West Virginia registration #WL35366.

Police are working with the Buckhannon Fire Department, CERT, the Upshur County Office of Emergency Management, the Upshur County Sheriff's Department, the West Virginia State Police, and Upshur County EMS.

If anyone has any information on Koon's whereabouts, please contact the Buckhannon Police Department at 304-472-5723 or the Upshur County Communication Center at 304-472-9550.

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