Former Utah state legislator missing in St. George after going for run

Former state legislator Chad Bennion. Photo Courtesy: Wikipedia

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Jan. 1, 2017 (St. George News/Gephardt Daily) — Former state legislator Chad Bennion is missing after going for a run New Year’s Eve, according to the St. George News.

The 52-year-old Bennion, of Murray, who is also a former Salt Lake County Republican Party Chairman, went for a run along a trail in St. George Saturday night and while visiting his family, and disappeared.

Bennion is described as white, and about 5 feet 10 inches tall, with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing black running pants and a white T-shirt.

Bennion is known to park his car at trailheads when he goes running, but his vehicle has not been found; he drives a black Oldsmobile Bravada SUV.

Anyone who sees his vehicle or has any information on his location is asked to call St. George Police via the St. George Communications Center dispatch at 435-627-4300 or to call 911.

For more, please go to the St. George News.

Photo Courtesy: SGPD


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