Deputies searching for missing 67-year-old man

Deputies searching for missing 67-year-old man

BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Beaufort County deputies are searching for a missing man with ties to the Charleston area who is considered to be possibly endangered.

Richard Heyward, 67, was last seen at approximately 9 a.m. Friday at his Detour Road home in Seabrook.

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office helicopter and other resources were deployed to aid in the search, but there has been no sign of him so far.

Deputies say Heyward has numerous health issues and is more than likely in need of medical attention.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a red and white jacket and a black cap.

Investigators learned Heyward has family in the Charleston area and it is possible he traveled there.

Anyone with information on Heyward's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or Sgt. Andrew Rice at (843) 255-3429.

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