Matthew Chaphe

Update: Oct. 15, 8:35 a.m.

Smyth County Sheriff Chip Shuler says Matthew Chaphe has been located and is safe.


The Smyth County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Marion man.

Sheriff Chip Shuler said 29-year-old Matthew Chaphe was last seen by family members on Oct. 9.

He is described as being 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds, with dark hair and a dark goatee.

Anyone with information on Chaphe’s whereabouts is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 276-783-7204.

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