UPDATE: Search efforts underway in Franklin County for a missing man

Roanoke Valley News

(Getty Images)

UPDATE 11:59 a.m.: The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that first responders and law enforcement officers are searching in the Bernard’s Landing area for a Florida man who went missing on Wednesday.

According to the sheriff’s office, 36-year-old Matthew Carl Maffei of Jacksonville, Florida was last seen walking from Sailors Cove Drive in the Bernard’s Landing area on Wednesday, Oct. 13.

If you have seen Maffei or someone matching his description, or if you have any information about Maffei’s whereabouts, you are asked to call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 540-483-3000.


FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — First responders and law enforcement officers are spending their Thursday morning searching for a missing person in Franklin County.

According to the Franklin County Department of Public Safety, the county’s Special Operations Team is working with crews to track down a missing male in the Bernard’s Landing area.

There is no word on the age or identity of the missing person or the circumstances surrounding his disappearance.

This is a developing story.

For breaking news delivered to you, subscribe to WFXR’s breaking news email list

Get breaking news, weather, and sports delivered to your smartphone with the WFXR News app available on Apple and Android.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News

News Tip Form