North American Missing Persons Network
Joel Matthew Thompson

Above Image: Thompson, circa 1999

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 31, 1999 from Denver, Denver County, Colorado
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: not specified
  • Age: 29-32 years
  • Height: 5'8"-5'10"; (68"-70")
  • Weight: 170-180 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Balding. Brown trimmed moustache
    and beard. Brown hair on chest arms legs.
  • NCIC Number: M-831535970
  • Case Number: Suffolk 01-212407; Hood River S20010741

  • Details of Disappearance
    On August 31, 1999 Joel Matthew Thompson had telephoned his father and stated that he was in St. Louis visiting friends
    and buying hiking supplies for his planned trip to hike the Pacific Coast Trail which runs from Washington state to Mexico.
    He was going to start in Portland Oregon Area and hike through California. He stated to his father that he would not contact
    him for a couple of months. After not hearing from him for several months, numerous inquiries and searches were done to
    attempt to locate him. He has not been seen or heard from since. A subsequent missing persons report was filed by his father.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Suffolk County Police Department (New York)
    Detective Luis Perez
    (631) 852-6040
    Hood River County Sheriff's Department
    Detective Sgt. Gerry Tiffany
    (503) 386-2098 ext. 3

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