UPDATE: Missing 57-year-old man found safe, according to Lynchburg Police

Lynchburg Police searches for missing and endangered man
Lynchburg Police searches for missing and endangered man(Lynchburg Police Department)
Published: Jun. 18, 2022 at 8:30 AM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a case involving a missing and endangered person.

Friday night officers responded to the 3300 block of Campbell Avenue for a report of a missing person.

According to police, Wanjema Muhoro, 57, left his friend’s home on Campbell Avenue Friday afternoon after he was believed to be going into another room to lie down. His friend discovered a short time later that Muhoro had left on foot.

When friends and family could not locate him, the friend called the police to report him missing.

Officials say Muhoro is considered endangered due to possibly experiencing a medical event that was affecting his behavior. He is approximately 5′10″ and very thin, and was last reported seen wearing black sweatpants.

Police ask anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Bond at (434) 455-6161 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at or use the P3 app on a mobile device.

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