Pearl River County man reported missing, law enforcement requests public’s help

Published 9:42 am Thursday, September 5, 2019

A Pearl River County man has been reported as missing by his family leading the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department to investigate and seek the public’s assistance in locating him.

Chief Investigator Marc Ogden said that family members of Eric Hamilton Risley, 55, who lives on Inside Road, called on Monday to report they have not heard from him since Aug. 26. The family, who live out of state, and his girlfriend who lives in Louisiana, have since filed a missing person’s report.

Deputies went to his home on Section Line Road and found that Risley and his 2019 Jeep SUV were not at the residence, Ogden said. Investigation into the case so far has not determined his current location.

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Ogden said that Risley’s vehicle displays a  tag with the numbers PRC 7334. The vehicle is described to be red in color with four doors. Risley is described as being a white male 6’1″ in height and weighing about 255 pounds.

Anyone with information concerning Risley’s whereabouts is asked to call the department at 601-795-2241.