UPDATE: Clay County man reported missing is found safe

Published: Dec. 24, 2019 at 4:17 PM EST
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UPDATE: 12/24/19 5:10 P.M.

A man missing from Clay County has been found safe, according to West Virginia State Police dispatch.

Russell Thomas Young, 26 of Clendenin, was missing since Thursday.

No other details have been released.


The Clay detachment of the West Virginia State Police is searching for a missing man form Clay County.

Russell Thomas Young, 26, was reported missing Tuesday morning by his parents. Young was last seen by his parents on Thursday at around 9 p.m. at their home on the 1200 block of Queen Road in Clendenin.

Young has high-functioning autism and depression, and authorities said he is not considered to be in danger.

Anyone with information is asked to call the West Virginia State Police at 304-286-3185.