North American Missing Persons Network
Michael Larry Madden

Above Image: Madden, circa 1996

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 10, 1996 from Sonora, Tuolumne County, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 22, 1976
  • Age: 20
  • Height: 6'1"-6'2"
  • Weight: 195-200 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Three-inch surgical scar
    on the left side of his collarbone. Dental x-rays are available.
  • Clothing: T-shirt, shorts, a San Francisco Giants or San
    Francisco 49ers' cap, tennis shoes or hiking boots.
  • Jewelry: Possibly wearing a watch.
  • AKA: "Mike"
  • Case Number: 96-2967

  • Details of Disappearance
    Madden planned to meet friends at Sand Bar Flat near Sonora, California on August 10, 1996 for camping and fishing. He left his family's residence at approximately 5:00 a.m. on that day and left a note for his mother which explained his plans. Madden brought his dog, Matilda, and his camping and fishing gear with him to the campsite.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office
    (209) 533-5822

    Source Information
    California Dept. Of Justice