UPDATE: Missing man found

UPDATE: FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY)-Sterling Drought has been located safe


FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department is on the lookout for a missing person from the Gauley Bridge area.

Sterling Drought, 50 of Gauley Bridge, showed up to work at the Mount Olive Correctional Center and Jail this morning but did not go inside.

He may be occupying a white 2010 Ford F-250 with a white topper with Florida license plates.

Drought has a history of depression and suicidal thoughts.

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