North American Missing Persons Network
Jesse Warren Ross

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Above Image: Ross, circa 2006; Right: Age progressed to 22 years

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 21, 2006 from Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: February 18, 1987
  • Age: 19
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Weight: 140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Red
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Pale complexion, freckles,
    may wear eyeglasses.
  • Clothing: Green warm-up jacket, white t-shirt, blue jeans,
    black jogging shoes.
  • AKA: "Opie"
  • Dentals: Available
  • Fingerprints: No
  • Case Number: M06E6680

  • Details of Disappearance
    Jesse was in Chicago for a mock United Nations meeting. He disappeared from the Sheraton Towers hotel in the downtown area on November 21, 2006 at about 2:00 a.m.

    He was in Chicago with 13 other University of Missouri-Kansas City students. The day before his return he learned a sponsor had just promised them a trip to Costa Rica.

    Police say there has been no activity on Jesse's cell phone or credit cards. He was a sophomore at the University of Missouri in Kansas City.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Chicago SVU
    Sgt. Anthony Rizzo
    (312) 744-8266

    Source Information
    The Family of Jesse Ross
    America's Most Wanted
    Crime Library
    Sun Times 10/21/07