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UPDATE: Missing Carroll County man located

Published On: Aug 06 2014 10:38:00 AM EDT
Updated On: Jul 15 2014 03:50:00 PM EDT
Shaine Eckrote

Provided/Carroll County Sheriff's Office

Shaine Eckrote

CARROLL CO., Va. -

A 20-year-old man who had been missing from Carroll County since Saturday has been found.

The mother of Shaine Eckrote confirmed that she knows where her son is, and that he is OK.

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The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the disappearance of a 20-year-old man.

Shaine Eckrote was last seen Saturday night at a mud bog event at the Kanawha Valley Arena in Dugspur.

Eckrote told family members that he was going to leave with friends. He suffers from a brain injury that may affect his behavior, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office.

Eckrote was last seen wearing a white tank-top t-shirt and jeans. He may have a black hooded sweatshirt with him. He has gauges in both ears and a tattoo on his back that says “In loving memory of Gregory Scott Martin.”

If you were at the mud bogging event or have information about Eckrote’s whereabouts you are asked to call the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office at 276-728-4146, Virginia State Police at 1-800-542-8716 or Shaine’s family at 276-692-8681 or 276-627-7228.

Here is the news release from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office:

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the disappearance of 20 year old Shaine Scott Eckrote, after members of his family reported him missing from the Kanawha Valley Arena area, in Dugspur, Va. Shaine Scott Eckrote was last seen on the night of Saturday, July 12, 2014 at a mud bog event. Mr. Eckrote, told family members he was going to leave with friends.

Mr. Eckrote suffers from a brain injury that may affect his behavior. Mr. Ekrote was last seen wearing a white “wifebeater” t-shirt, jeans and may have a black hoodie with him. Mr. Eckrote has gauges in both ears and a tattoo on his back that says “In loving memory of Gregory Scott Martin.”

Anyone with any information about where Mr. Eckrote may be located or if you saw Shaine at the Kanawha Valley Arena and know who he may have been talking with, is asked to contact the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office at 276-728-4146, The Virginia State Police at 1-800-542-8716 or Shaine’s family at 276-692-8681 or 276-627-7228.