Deputies: Man leaves home to do laundry, disappears

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. (WVEC) -- Sheriff's deputies are trying to find a man who left his home to do laundry but never returned.

Investigators said 28-year-old Douglas Kent Martin told his family he was going to a laundromat in Windsor, Va. on October 20, 2016.

He left his home on Whispering Pines Trail near Beale Place Drive around 10:30 a.m. that day. Relatives have not heard from him since then.

Deputies said he left the home driving a white 2008 Hyundai Sonata with Virginia license plates WTP-2683.

Martin is white, stands 6'2" tall, and weighs 280 pounds. He has brown hair (including facial hair) and blue eyes.

Deputies told 13News Now there is concern about Martin's psychological well-being and issues related to his mental health.

Anyone who has seen Martin since October 20 can contact the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office at 757-357-2151 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UPâ„ .


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