Benjamin Lloyd Coffey
North American Missing Persons Network
Benjamin Lloyd Coffey

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 31, 2012 from Richmond, Henrico/Chesterfield Counties, Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5'6"
  • Weight: 150 lbs
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Tattooed on his right arm is "The Keywork" logo used by the American progressive rock band Coheed and Cambria.
  • Clothing: Tan Carhartt brand jacket, jeans and leather boots.
  • AKA: Ben.

  • Details of Disappearance
    Benjamin was last seen at a gathering with friends in Gloucester on New Year's Eve of 2012. He left the party about 5:30 p.m., headed to his rental house in the Ware Neck area of Gloucester. Benjamin told his family he was tired and was going home.

    Benjamin was reported missing after his van was found abandoned in Tappahannock on January 1, 2013.

    Tappahannock police found Benjamin's 1998 Dodge van abandoned on the side of Route 698, also known as Hobbs Hole Drive, in the Town of Tappahannock on January 1, 2013. Numerous personal items remained in the van, along with Benjamin's dog.

    Mr. Coffey is a sailboat enthusiast and has spent a great deal of time in and around marinas throughout the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck. He grew up in Richmond, where he rowed crew and attended sailing camps at Christ Church School in Middlesex County. He was renting a house from a friend he met at a marina in Gloucester, and was restoring a vintage boat.

    Foul play is suspected.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Virginia State Police
    Special Agent J.R. Lyons or Special Agent A.S. Witt
    (804) 553-3408

    Source Information
    Virginia State Police