PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Authorities in Cumberland County located a man from Pender County who was reported missing Wednesday after he failed to return home from an out-of-town appointment.
According to the Pender County Sheriff's Office, Marvin H. Philyaw, Jr., 43, left his home in Hampstead at approximately 10:30 a.m. on May 29, 2013. Philyaw was traveling to the VA Hospital in Fayetteville, North Carolina for an appointment that afternoon.
Authorities say Philyaw sent a text message to a friend around 2:15 p.m. mentioning that his appointment was finished and he was returning home; however, Philyaw did not immediately return home and his friends and family have been unable to contact him.
Authorities in Cumberland County located Philyaw Friday and he has since returned home.
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