Mississippi officials issue alert for 60-year-old man last seen Monday evening

Published 5:39 am Friday, June 24, 2022

Mississippi authorities are looking for a 60-year-old man who was last seen Monday evening.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 60-year-old Benny Ray Thedford of Wesson, Copiah County, MS.

He is described as a white male, five feet eleven inches tall, weighing 157 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

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He was last seen wearing blue jeans with no shirt.

He was last seen Monday, June 20, at about 7:00 PM in the 3000 block of Shady Grove Lane in Copiah County, walking in an unknown direction.

Family members say Benny Thedford suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Benny Thedford, contact Copiah County Sheriff’s Office at 601-8943011.