An alert went out on Wednesday afternoon about a 50-year-old Kinderhook man who was last seen on Tuesday.  In a Facebook post shared by the Columbia County Sheriff's Department, hundreds of people shared the information while sending prayers for his safe return.  While little is known about his disappearance at this time, his wife was one of the people on the Facebook post who commented, begging the public to offer up any pertinent information that could lead to his safe return.

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According to News Channel 13 and the  Columbia County Sheriff's, 50-year-old Kenneth Sutherland went missing on Tuesday afternoon and was last seen the area of the Luykas Van Alen house on NYS Rt. 9H in the Town of Kinderhook.

"50 year old Kenneth Sutherland, who was last seen wearing a blue button up shirt, an unknown color pair of shorts and black sneakers." -Columbia County Sheriff's Dept Facebook 


While shares and comments offering well wishes and prayers from strangers poured in on the sheriff's page, a message from Kenneth's wife appeared as well.

Meredith Sutherland wrote:
"Please, please if you have seen my husband let someone know!!!!"

Kenneth's wife didn't respond to the countless responses from people throughout the Capital Region but her plea seemed to add some urgency to the situation.

While little is known about his disappearance other than where he was last seen and what he was wearing, WGNA attempted to reach out to Meredith in hopes of finding out any additional info that could lead to his safe return.  Understandably, given the circumstances, we hadn't heard back by from her by the time this was posted.

If you had contact with Sutherland or have info on his whereabouts, call the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office at 518-828-3344.

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