Deputies search for missing person

Martha Sparks msparks@civitasmedia.com

February 17, 2014

Logan County Sheriff Deputies have responded to a call concerning a missing person from the Justice Addition area.

Deputies received the call regarding 68-year-old Wanda Fay Branham around 9 p.m. Sat., Feb. 15. Deputies spoke to Ms. Branham’s brother, who stated that his sister had been missing since around 8:45 p.m., Fri., Feb. 7.

During the deputies’ investigation, it was found that Ms. Branham had last been seen in the Justice Addition area of Logan County around 2 p.m. Sat., Feb. 8.

Family and witnesses stated that she was last seen in an intoxicated manner.

“This morning LEASA Search and Rescue Team were called out to assist Logan County Sheriff’s Department with trying to locate Ms. Branham,” Logan County Sheriff Sonya Porter said. “At this time she has not contacted her family or friends and she has not been located.”

Branham, 68, is described as being 5 foot, 3 inches tall and weighing 145 pounds. She has reddish-brown curly hair and blue eyes.

Anyone having any information relating to Branham’s location is urged to contact the Logan County Sheriff’s Department at 304-792-8590 or Dispatch at 304-752-7662.