CALABASH–The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a Holden Beach man who went missing on Wednesday.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Torrence O’Neal Helms Jr., 30, was last seen around 7 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13 on Riverview Drive in Calabash.
Helms is a white male, approximately 6 feet tall, weighing about 170 pounds with a slim build. He was wearing jean shorts and a white t-shirt. According to the Sheriff’s Office, he was seen driving a grey 2009 Acura TSX with plate EKR-7618.
On Wednesday evening, around 9 p.m., Helms posted a possible suicide warning to Facebook, referencing a struggle with addiction.
“Well guys it’s been real it’s been fun at times but I got to face reality I’m never going to be truly rid of the scars my past and addiction has left on me I do not want to live like this anymore and I don’t think I will goodbye everyone,” Helms wrote.
Numerous people commented on this post, offering support, but as of Thursday morning Helms had not responded.
Anyone with information should contact Detective Kip Hester at 910-713-8360.