Silver Alert for Flora man

Jim Gaines
Staff Writer

Billy Ricky Peden has been missing for three days, and authorities are asking for public help in finding him.
Peden, 34, was last seen about 6 p.m. Monday in Flora, a northern suburb of Jackson about 125 miles from Starkville, according to a news release from Warren Strain, public affairs director for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.
A Silver Alert for Peden went out shortly after noon Thursday.
He is a white man, 5 feet 11 inches tall, and 130 pounds. Peden is balding; his remaining hair is brown, and he has green eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt and jeans.
Relatives say Peden suffers from a medical condition which may impair his judgment, according to Strain.
Anyone with information on Peden's whereabouts is asked to call the Madison County Sheriff's Office at 601-859-9668.