Silver Alert Issued For Lyndon Man

Raleigh Heskett
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LYNDON, Kan. (WIBW) - A silver alert continued Monday night for a Lyndon man who hasn't been seen since late Sunday.

Osage County Sheriff Laurie Dunn told 13 News family members last saw 67-year-old Raleigh Heskett at his home in Lyndon around 11 pm Sunday. She says he was later seen on video surveillance at a gas station in Lebo in Coffey County, but there had been no sign of him since.

In a news release, the Sheriff's Office said Heskett had suffered a severe cut to his right forearm Sunday evening. The news release said the cut caused severe blood loss and Heskettt may need immediate medical attention.

Heskett is six-feet tall, weighing 200 pounds. He has a grey beard and mustache and tattoo of a panther and cobra on his left arm. He was driving a 2002 GMC full-size van that is brown with a lighter brown swirl design. The vehicle has Kansas license plate 417 DCF.

When last seen, Heskett was wearing blue jeans and a black ball cap with the word "CONVOY" written on it.

Anyone who sees Heskett or knows his whereabouts should contact the Osage County Sheriff's Office at 785-828-3121.

The following information is from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation:

The Osage County Sheriff’s Office would like your assistance in locating a missing person. Missing is 67 year old Raleigh D. Heskett of Lyndon, Osage County, Kansas. Mr. Heskett was last seen at 11:00 pm on July 14, 2013 at his home. Heskett is 6’, weighs 200 pounds, has a grey beard and mustache. He also has a panther and cobra tattoo on his left arm. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, black ball cap with "CONVOY" written on it.

Heskett was last seen driving a 2002 GMC full size van brown in color with lighter brown swirl design, bearing Kansas license plate 417DCF.

Heskett was last seen at a gas station in Lebo, Coffey County, Kansas. (Coffey County).

Heskett has a severe laceration to his right forearm that occurred the evening on July 14, 2013 with severe blood loss and would not seek medical attention. If Mr. Heskett is located, immediate medical attention may be needed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Osage County Sheriff's Office at 785-828-3121.

Raleigh Heskett