Searchers comb parkway, river for missing man

Roanoke County PoliceFrom Roanoke County Police: A search operation for a missing 46 year old man being conducted in the vicinity of the Roanoke River Bridge on the Blue Ridge Parkway has been suspended due to darkness and adverse weather conditions. The search will resume tomorrow. The search is being conducted for a 46 year old male resident of Roanoke City who was last seen at his parents’ resident in southwest Roanoke County Sunday evening (10/05/2014). A vehicle used by the male was located at the overlook parking lot Sunday evening by patrolling parkway rangers, but the male was not observed. The male’s family reported him missing to the Roanoke County Police Department earlier today. Blue Ridge Parkway Rangers, Virginia Dept. of Emergency Management, Roanoke County Police and Fire & Rescue Departments, and swift-water rescue teams from Salem and Roanoke Fire Departments participated in the search today.

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