Richard Florian Ruest
North American Missing Persons Network
Richard Florian Ruest

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 11, 1979 from Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 1, 1934
  • Age: 45
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Weight: 150-155 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: At times had a dark brown beard
    with shades of grey. Missing right index finger at nailbed. Old gunshot wound
    on his left side. Scar, abdomen.
  • Clothing: Sporty sunglasses.
  • Jewelry: He always wore Spanish doubloon (coin shaped piece of gold)
    around his neck.
  • AKA: Dick
  • Case Number: PD110908362787

  • Details of Disappearance
    Richard Ruest disappeared from Miami, Florida around 10/11/1979. He was visisting from Mount Pleasant, SC. He was staying in the Sky Way Hotel and never checked out. The cleaning services gathered his belongings and rented the room out. His wallet and identifiable belongings were on his person.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Miami-Dade County Police Department

    Source Information