Cold Case

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office works unsolved missing person and homicide cases to conclusion.  Each of the cases listed on this page are regularly being worked by detectives.  A brief summary of each case is provided.  Anyone with information regarding any of these cases is urged to contact the assigned detective at the contact information included in the summary, or by calling 304-357-0556.

Melanie Metheny

Samuel “Dickie” Riser

W. Kent Carper Justice & Public Safety Complex
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Main Office
Kanawha County Sheriff's Office - Law Enforcement Division
W. Kent Carper Justice & Public Safety Complex
301 Virginia St E.
Charleston, WV 25301

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  • If you know of unreported missing people from the Elk River area please call 304-357-0169. 13 hours ago