Man left house to walk his dog and vanished

Published 9:11 am Tuesday, April 2, 2019

A Mississippi man left his house on the morning of March 30 to walk his dog. The dog returned the next day without his leash, but the man has vanished, and police are seeking the public’s help to find him.

On Monday the Gulfport Police Department received a report of a missing person, Bryan Lee Daughtrey.

Daughtrey reportedly left his residence at approximately 8 a.m. Saturday to take his dog for a walk.

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The dog returned at approximately 2:00 a.m. Sunday without its leash.

Daughtrey did not return.

Family members stated that they were concerned for the safety of Daughtrey.

Daughtrey is described as a 37 year old white male, 6’01”, 150 pounds, hazel eyes, and brown hair. He sometimes wears glasses.

Anyone with information regarding his location is urged to contact the Gulfport Police Department at 228-868-5959. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at or by telephone at (877)787-5898.