UPDATE | Missing man found safe

Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 1:50 PM EDT
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UPDATE 11/12/2021 @ 2:30 p.m.

Kanawha County, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Kanawha County Sheriff’s deputies tell WSAZ a man who was reported missing has been found safe.

Deputies say John Leach hadn’t been seen since Saturday.

However, he was found in Clay County on Tuesday. Deputies say he is safe.


KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Kanawha County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who has been missing since Saturday.

John Leach, 35, of Mammoth, was last seen Saturday morning around 9:30.

Deputies say Leach left on an ATV to go hunting on mine property near Kelleys Creek and never returned.

According to deputies, he was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt with orange writing, camouflage pants and a jacket.

He was on a Yamaha four-wheeler.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, you are asked to call the sheriff’s department at 304-357-0169. All tips can be anonymous.

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