North American Missing Persons Network
Joel Allen Amundson

Above Image: Amundson, circa 1996

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 18, 1996 from Williston, Williams County, North Dakota
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: not specified
  • Age: 26 years
  • Height: 5'8"-5'9"; (68"-69")
  • Weight: 160-180 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Full head of hair, minimal body and
    facial hair. He has a scar from an immunization shot on one of his shoulders.
    He has a left ear piercing.
  • Medical Conditions: 2 skull fractures, one at age 3, one at age 19.
  • Case Number: NamUs MP # 2572

  • Details of Disappearance
    Joel disappeared while on a hunting trip on the morning of October 18, 1996. His boat was lanuched from the boat ramp
    in McKenzie County. His boat was found at approximately noon on the north side of the Missouri River in Williams County, ND.
    He was reported missing just after 6 pm that evening.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    McKenzie County Sheriff's Office
    Detective Jones
    (701) 444-3654

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