Unsolved Cases

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

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