Sheriff’s Office needs help finding missing Isle of Wight man

ISLE OF WIGHT CO., Va. (WAVY) – The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating 28-year-old Douglas Kent Martin. He has been missing since October 22.

According to investigators, Martin left his home in the 1600 block of Whispering Pines Tail around 10:30 a.m. that day to go to a laundromat in Windsor. His family says no one has heard from his since.

He left the home in a white 2008 Hyundai Sonata with Virginia registration WTP-2683.

Lt. Tommy Potter with the sheriff’s office says Martin’s behavior is out of character. Authorities are concerned for his psychological well-being and mental health.

The sheriff’s office released a picture of Martin. He is described as white, 6 foot 2 inches tall and weighing 280 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes and he has facial hair.

If you have seen Martin or have any information where he could be, please call the Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office at 757-357-2151 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠.