Last week, San Francisco radio host Jeffrey Vandergrift was reported missing.
The wife of missing San Francisco radio host Jeffrey Vandergrift said in an update Wednesday that new information has led her to believe her husband will not return.
“JV and I have always considered this community part of our family, so we wanted to let you know that personal information was recently discovered that leads us to believe that JV will not be returning,” Natasha Yi said in a statement. said. Social media and the WiLD 94.9 website“It is with unbelievable pain and sorrow that I tell you.”
Vandergrift, 54, who hosted “The JV Show” with his wife, was last seen by San Francisco police on February 23 at his San Francisco home. said in a news release on friday. Police said Vandergrift was deemed “endangered”.
Yi said the SFPD is still considering Vandergrift missing, but no wrongdoing was suspected in his disappearance.
“We are very appreciative of the SFPD’s continued efforts to find JV, and they have asked us to keep the details to the next of kin only,” she wrote. I know how hard it is for you to hear.Please know that I am thinking of you.”
“My heart is completely broken and the pain is excruciating,” Yi added.
At the end of a message on its website, the radio station said, “Anyone who listened to the show last year knows JV went through an intense battle with Lyme disease.”
A radio host talked about battling the disease, which is usually caused by tick bites on humans and can cause severe symptoms such as severe headaches, rashes, joint pain, dizziness and fatigue.
In her statement, Yi thanked viewers for their overwhelming compassion for the “physical torture” her husband had undergone over the past two years.
It is not clear if Vandergrift’s health problems were related to his disappearance. We encourage you to call or text TIP411.