Missing man found dead in Chesapeake

Published 5:17 pm Thursday, June 20, 2019

UPDATE: Allen has been located in Chesapeake. See updated story for more information.

Earlier: The Suffolk Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance locating a man who was last seen on Saturday.

Artha Lee Allen was last seen at his residence in the 800 block of Moore Farm Lane on June 15, according to a city press release. He last had contact with his family on June 16 via his cellphone, which is no longer working.

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“This behavior is totally uncharacteristic of Mr. Allen, and Suffolk Police consider him endangered,” the press release stated.

Allen is described as a 50-year-old black male, 5 feet 11 inches, who weighs about 255 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

His green, 1997 Ford Expedition is also missing. The vehicle has Virginia tags JKM-3276.

If you know Allen’s whereabouts, call 911 or your local police department.