Authorities search for missing autistic Fairmont man

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Authorities in Fairmont are searching for David Russell Cottrell. Cottrel is a 30-year-old white male, 5-feet 11-inches tall, blue eyes and brown hair. Cottrell suffers from autism and was last seen around noon on Chicago Street in Fairmont wearing a white/grey flannel shirt.

Information about Cottrell can be left by calling the Fairmont Police Department 304-366-4200 or the West Virginia State Police at 304-367-2850.