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Authorities find missing 76-year-old Bedford County man

Lynn McGhee is 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds (Bedford County Sheriff's Office)


The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office said 76-year-old Lynn McGhee was found safe.

In a Facebook post, the Sheriff’s Office thanked the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, Bedford County Fire Rescue, Shady Grove and Montvale Fire Rescue, Town of Bedford Police Department, Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, Virginia State Police and Campbell County Sheriff’s Office for their help in the search.


The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing senior citizen last seen on Monday afternoon.

On Tuesday at 11:15 a.m., the Bedford County Emergency Communications Center received a call from Adult Services that Lynn McGhee, 76, was missing.

McGhee is 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds, according to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office.

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He was last seen at 4:30 p.m. Monday outside of his residence in the 1200 block of Lost Trail Road in Montvale, wearing a t-shirt and blue jeans.

Authorities say he has long hair, a gray beard, and a mustache.

Anyone with any information about where he may be is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 540-586-7827 or call 911.

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Jeff Williamson arrived at WSLS 10 in March 2016.