Silver Alert issued for Wesson man

Published 8:00 am Thursday, June 23, 2022

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 60-year-old Benny Ray Thedford of Wesson, Copiah County.

He is described as a white male, 5-feet-11 inches tall, weighing 157 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans with no shirt.

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He was last seen Monday, June 20, at about 7 p.m. in the 3000 block of Shady Grove Lane in Copiah County, walking in an unknown direction.

Family members say Benny Thedford suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment.

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Thedford, contact Copiah County Sheriff’s Office at 601-894-3011.