North American Missing Persons Network
Ricky Lynn Nelson

Above Image: Nelson, circa 2007

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 4, 2007 from Castor, Bienville Parish, Louisiana
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: March 2, 1955
  • Age: 52
  • Height: 5'6"-6'0"; (66"-72")
  • Weight: 105-160 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Had several back and stomach surgeries;
    has dentures. Straight hair with
    receeding hairline. Mustache.
  • NCIC Number: M-60678077
  • Case Number: FACES Case #: 541; 2007-032; 4464

  • Details of Disappearance
    Ricky was last seen at his home on August 4, 2007. He left the door unlocked and fish baking in the oven. There were no
    signs of foul play at the home. Nelson's truck, a blue '98 Chevy S-10 pickup was found 2 days later on Tons Road just off
    State Highway 155 near Saline, LA. There was damage to the driver's side and 2 tires were off their rims. Tire tracks
    indicate the truck was driven on the shoulder of the road for about a quarter of a mile from the accident scene before it
    was abandoned. Truck was unlocked with keys & Nelson's checkbook inside. Ground and air searches were conducted to no

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Bienville Parish Sheriff's Office
    Sheriff John Ballance
    (318) 263-2215

    Source Information
    FACES LA Lab