According to source, ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — The search continues for Brent Gibson, a missing Vinton man who was last seen a week from March 3, 2021. According to the National Park Service, 26-year-old Gibson was last known to be at the Roanoke River Overlook, which is where his vehicle was discovered on March 3, 2021. Those searching for Gibson say his belongings were found inside of the vehicle. According to officials, Gibson is a white man who is 6’5″ tall and weighs approximately 240 pounds. Gibson’s family believes he may be in Roanoke, Vinton, or Bedford County. Meanwhile, authorities say multiple emergency management agencies around the Roanoke area are assisting in the ongoing missing person search for Gibson. If you have seen or talked to Gibson, or you know of his whereabouts, you are asked to call Parkway Dispatch at (828) 298-2491.
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26 years old
Weight: 240 lbs.
Foul Play Suspected: No
Suspected Suicide: Yes
Cause of Death: Undetermined / Unreleased
Reported missing on March 3, 2021 - 754 days, 16 hours, 34 minutes ago
Found on March 17, 2021 - 740 days, 16 hours, 34 minutes ago
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Mar 28, 2021 at 14:32
This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 1237
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Judaea RojoJuly 12, 2021 at 5:53 pm
3/19/21 Update: The cause of death has been determined for Brent Gibson. More here: https://www.wdbj7.com/2021/03/19/cause-of-death-announced-for-missing-man-recovered-from-roanoke-river/
Judaea RojoJuly 12, 2021 at 5:51 pm
3/17/21 Update: The body of Brent Gibson has been recovered.