(12/17/2009)
Gilmer County officials are now scaling back search efforts for a 29-year-old Charleston man who has been missing a week after he left a bar in Glenville.

There have been a few leads about the whereabouts of Basil Fredrick Hill, according to Sheriff Mickey Metz, and officers are conducting interviews to try and get more information.

Search crews have been focusing on the Little Kanawha River for several days.

The area has been combed by foot volunteers and extensively from the air, and a dive team was brought in to search the river.

Sheriff Mickey Metz says they're focusing on interviewing anyone who saw Hill the night he disappeared and looking at surveillance footage near the bar where Hill was last seen.


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