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Family of missing Va. man increases reward

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Reward for information on the location of Eric Smith of Cedar Bluff had been increased to $8,000. Reward for information on the location of Eric Smith of Cedar Bluff had been increased to $8,000.
CEDAR BLUFF, Va. -

The family of a missing Tazewell County man has increased a reward for information from $5,000 to $8,000.

Cedar Bluff Police Chief David Mills said Monday that the family of 42-year-old Eric Smith hopes the higher reward will encourage someone to come forward with information about his whereabouts.

Smith was last seen Nov. 8 leaving his home in Cedar Bluff to go hunting on his property. Family members reported him missing after he failed to return home that evening.

His disappearance is being investigated by the Cedar Bluff Police Department and the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

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