MBI issues silver alert for Hinds County man

Published 2:09 pm Sunday, July 4, 2021

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 79-year-old Sammie D. Barnhill of Jackson, MS, in Hinds County.

He is described as a white male, six feet tall, weighing 235 pounds, with auburn hair and blue eyes.

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He has blue jeans, a gray t-shirt with maroon writing on the front, and tan tennis shoes.

He was last seen Saturday, July 3, 2021, at about 7:30 pm in the 800 block of Gore Road in Hinds County.

Sammie D. Barnhill is believed to be in a 2001 red Ford F-150 bearing MS tag HN20441 traveling in an unknown direction.

Family members say Sammie D. Barnhill suffers from a medical condition that may impair his judgment. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Sammie D. Barnhill, contact Hinds County Sheriff’s Office at 601-352-1521.