UPDATE: Buckhannon police safely find missing man

Christopher Wayne Cochran
Christopher Wayne Cochran(Facebook: City of Buckhannon)
Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 11:05 AM EST
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BUCKHANNON, W.Va (WDTV) - STORY UPDATE: The Buckhannon Police Department said Christopher Cochran has been safely found.

The Buckhannon Police Department is asking for help to find a man missing for more than a week.

According to the BPD, Christopher Wayne Cochran was last seen leaving St. Joseph’s Hospital on Jan. 16 and was last heard from just before 9 p.m.

He has not been seen or heard from since, authorities said.

Cochran was last seen wearing black sweatpants, a green jacket and a baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Buckhannon Police Department by email or by phone at 304-472-5723. You can also contact the Upshur County Communications Center at 304-472-9550 or the tip line at 304-473-1001.