UPDATE: 8:27 AM, OCTOBER 3, 2022 | OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) — A missing man from Oak Hill was believed to be found dead, according to Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley.

Fridley said on the night of October 2, 2022, deputies received a tip about human remains in the area behind Tractor Supply in Oak Hill.

During a search of the area, Fridley said deputies uncovered human remains matching the description of Patrick Baker.

The remains were sent to the medical examiner’s office for identification.

Stick with 59News for updates on the identification of the remains.


Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley reports today, September 27, 2022, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department is asking for assistance in the search for a missing Oak Hill man.

Patrick R. Baker, 33 of Oak Hill, was last seen in the early afternoon hours of September 26, 2022, leaving a residence on Clay St off of Gatewood Rd.

Baker is described as being 5’7″ and weighing 165lbs, having ear-length brown hair and blue eyes. Baker was last seen wearing a tie-dye shirt, black jeans, and white and red Jordan sneakers.

The provided picture is several months old. If you see him you are asked to contact the Fayette County Office of Emergency Management at (304)574-3590.