Melanie Renee Metheny
North American Missing Persons Network
Melanie Renee Metheny

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Above Images: Metheny, circa 2006

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 19, 2006 from Belle, Kanawha County, West Virginia
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: June 21, 1985
  • Age: 21
  • Height: 5'3"
  • Weight: 100 lbs
  • Hair Color: Strawberry blonde
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Pierced ears,
    surgical scar on left ankle, plate and two screws. Light Complexion
  • Case Number: 71924

  • Details of Disappearance
    Melanie was last seen at approximately 8:00am after dropping her children off at a daycare in the vicinity of the 3000 block of E. Dupont Avenue in Belle, WV.

    Her vehicle, described as a gold 1998 Chevy Ventura minivan, was located abandoned four days later in the vicinity of Wyoming Street and Beuhring Avenue in Charleston, WV. Her purse, cellphone, debit and food stamp card were gone. She told family and day care workers she was headed to Garnett Career College and West Virginia State College, but there's no indication she made it.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Kanawha County Sheriff's Office
    (304) 357-0169

    Source Information
    Charley Project
    Find Melanie