Kenneth William Parsons

Unknown MissingCold Case
Kenneth William Parsons
Kenneth William Parsons
Kenneth William Parsons
Kenneth William Parsons
Kenneth William Parsons

Missing Persons Details

Missing Adults

Kenneth William Parsons

Missing from
Ravenswood, West Virginia - USA
Case Entered
  January 21, 2024
   Cold Case
Current Classification
  Unknown Missing
Source of Record
Last Updated
Verification Status

Physical Description

Age When Reported Missing
Age As of Today
Hair Color
Eye Color
  160-200 lb
  Last Seen Wearing
  • Blue Jeans and flanel shirt. Color unknown.
  • Green Hikers Shoes
  Distinct Features
  • Knot on ribs
  • Second toe longer than big toe.
  • 1/2" scar in his right eyebrow an approx. 
  • 3" scar on the posterior medial side of his lower right leg.
  Medical Alert
None Indicated

Details of Disappearance

Kenneth William Parsons was last seen by family or friends on January 22, 1997.

Missing from a Barge in 8 mile stretch of Little Kanawha and Ohio Rivers in Wood County, Parkersburg, West Virginia. The barge was moving at night on January 22, 1997, he was on the boat when it left the shore and was seen stringing the lights on the barge, but could not be located when the barge reached its destination approximately 8 miles later. There was excessive ice on the river.

Who to contact!
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Kenneth William Parsons, you are encouraged to contact the West Virginia State Police at (304) 746-2807 , ask for Sally Hatten. Be sure to have the case number State Police BD8598A available as you will need it.

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