October 4, 2022

Jones County asks for help finding missing man

Therese Apel

William Edward Hinton

The Jones County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a missing man.

According to a release Tuesday, William Edward Hinton, 62, is black, approximately 6′ 4″, and around 185 lbs.

Police say Hinton was last seen leaving his home at 44 Lola Lane in western Jones County on Sunday at around 9 p.m. wearing pajama pants and a thermal underwear shirt.

Hinton suffers from medical conditions which may impair his judgement and ability to function well physically.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of William Edward Hinton is asked to call JCSD at 601-425-3147 or Jones County Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP (7867).

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