Piney Point Man Missing; Kayak Found on Beach - Southern Maryland Headline News

Piney Point Man Missing; Kayak Found on Beach


Ronald Henry Westerfield, 58, of Piney Point, was last seen on Saturday, September 9, at approximately 1:00 p.m. Ronald Henry Westerfield, 58, of Piney Point, was last seen on Saturday, September 9, at approximately 1:00 p.m.

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (Sept. 11, 2017)—The St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office responded to a reported missing person in Piney Point today. Co-workers told police that Ronald Henry Westerfield, 58, of Piney Point, was last seen on Saturday, September 9, at approximately 1:00 p.m. kyaking in the Piney Point area. When Westerfield did not report for work this morning his employer contacted police for assistance.

Earlier today the kyak was located on a small beach in Piney Point unoccupied.

Additional resources from the Department of Natural Resources Police, U.S. Coast Guard, Valley Lee Volunteer Fire Department and Harry Lundeberg School of Seamanship are actively assisting with the search for Westerfield.

Anyone with information pertaining to Ronald Westerfield are asked to contact the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Duty Officer at (301) 475-4040.

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