Johannes Martinhus Potgieter
North American Missing Persons Network
Johannes Martinhus Potgieter

Above Images: Potgieter

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 8, 2004 from Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 39
  • Height: 5'11"
  • Weight: 210 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Sex: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Several pins in one hand from
    a rugby injury.
  • Clothing: T-shirt, blue jeans, tennis shoes.
  • Case Number: 04-2616

  • Details of Disappearance
    Johannes was fishing with his father-in-law when he reportedly fell into the Mississippi River and did not resurface.

    He is originally from South Africa but had lived in Louisiana for approximately 5 years before he went missing

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Caldwell Parish Sheriff's Office
    (318) 649-2345

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