BPD Hunts For More Info On Missing Man Last Seen In Bethel In October

BPD says that Daniel Smith has been missing since October.
Credit Courtesy of BPD

This story will be updated as KYUK gets more information. 

The Bethel Police Department reported 61-year-old Daniel Smith missing on December 27. He's from Hooper Bay and was visiting Bethel this fall. Alaska State Troopers notifed BPD that Smith was missing on Dec. 21. 

Bethel Police Chief Burke Waldron says that Smith's brother and sister, Jonathan and Wilma Smith told BPD that they had not seen him since October or early November. He was last seen in Bethel during September and October. 

Waldron says that BPD has checked with the all of the airlines, and has not found any indication that Smith has flown out of Bethel. Waldron said that BPD could not find a permenant address for Smith in Bethel. 

Anyone with information about Daniel Smith should please call BPD at 907-543-3781