Walthall County Sheriff Kyle Breland has reported that shortly after 3:00 PM Wednesday (June 15, 2022), the Walthall County Sheriffs Dept. received a 911 call from Henry Leissinger reporting that his 75 year old wife, Marilyn, had wandered off in a wooded area on their property and was lost. He said he had been looking for her about an hour.
Officers responded to the scene and the dog team from Rayburn Correctional Center was notified to assist in the search. The Dog Team arrived and after tracking Mrs. Marilyn for two hours , she was found safe close to the vicinity of Brockdale Rd.
Sheriff Breland stated, “Rayburn Correctional Centers Dog Team has always responded to assist us when requested. They are diligent in their search efforts whether it be a criminal suspect or someone in need. Thank you again Warden Travis Day and Warden Keith Bickham for your assistance. I want to thank other agencies involved, MBN, MDWFP, and Lexie Fire Dept.”
Pictured left to right : Marilyn & Henry Leissenger. Dog Team members, Lt Colonel Chesley Spears, Lt Colonel Ritchie Forbes, Captain Jonathon Stringer, Walthall County Deputy, Sergeant Cole Andrews, Captain Mickey Dillon and kneeling Major Tylan Self with K-9 Jed.