06/04/2019 Press Release from the Harrisonburg Police Department:

Harrisonburg, VA – The Harrisonburg Police Department, after investigating a missing person’s call received yesterday evening, has located a deceased male who they have identified as the missing person; David Eugene Kerns, 57, of Harrisonburg. Mr. Kerns was last seen in the 400 block of Green St. on June 2, 2019 at approximately 10 p.m. After an extensive search throughout the night, Mr. Kerns was found this morning by officers searching in the Waterman Drive area.

According to HPD’s Criminal Investigations Division Lieutenant Rod Pollard, there appears to be no foul play involved in this case. Mr. Kern’s body has been sent to the state medical examiner’s office for autopsy. Mr. Kern’s next of kin have been notified.

The Harrisonburg Police Department asks anyone who may have other related information to contact HPD’s Major Crimes Unit by calling (540) 437-2640.