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Posted on: April 12, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Updated: Roanoke County Police Seek Assistance in Locating Missing Person

Update: April 13, 2012 - The body of 36-year-old Jeremie Thiers of Roanoke County was discovered this morning in the Bronx section of New York. Police in New York tell us that there were no signs of foul play and that it appears Thiers took his own life.


Contact: Teresa Hamilton Hall
Roanoke County Public Information Director
(540) 772-2010
Date: April 12, 2012

• Incident: Missing Person

• Time of Incident: Last seen around 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, leaving his Roanoke County home.

• Investigating Officer: Officer A. Birckhead

• Victim Name(s): Jeremie Lynn Thiers

• Victim Age: 36

• Additional Remarks:

Police are asking for the public's help with locating a Roanoke County man who’s not been seen by his family since yesterday (4/11) morning. 36-year-old Jeremie Lynn Thiers was last seen leaving his Roanoke County home around 10:00 a.m. He was reported missing last night by his wife who contacted police after Thiers failed to return home.

Police and family members are concerned for Thiers safety. Thiers is a paraplegic and his family says he’s made remarks about suicide. He may also be armed with a handgun.

Thiers is a white male. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark gray zippered jacket, a light colored button-down shirt, and beige khaki-style pants. Thiers is driving a 2006 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck that has a wheelchair lift on the back of the vehicle.

Anyone who sees Thiers or has information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact the Roanoke County Police Department at 540-562-3265

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