North American Missing Persons Network
Nathaniel Edison Williams

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Above Images: Williams, circa 2004

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 28, 2004 from Morris, Stevens County, Minnesota
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: May 29, 1983
  • Age: 21
  • Height: 6'0"-6'1"
  • Weight: 160 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Thick glasses or contacts.
    At the time of his disappearance, Nathaniel had a shaved
    head and a mustache. Scar above his eyebrow near his hairline
    and another scar on the right side of his chin.
  • Clothing: Blue jeans, black shirt.
  • Case Number: 04-5045
  • NCIC Number: M-314436218

  • Details of Disappearance
    Nathaniel was last seen leaving his residence at the University of Minnesota Morris in the 400 block of E. 10th Street in Morris, MN. He told a roommate he was going on a 2-week fishing trip to Two Harbors, MN, and would return by October 10, 2004.

    His vehicle ,a teal and white 1966 Ford F15 truck, was was found parked along a back road in Lake County, north of Two Harbors, near Boundary Waters curve area in Lake County, MN. on October 9.

    Everyone who's spoken to authorities about Williams said he was a happy-go-lucky kid, so suicide seems unlikely, police said. Nathaniel is originally from Silver Springs, MD, and has been attending the University of Minnesota-Morris.

    Law enforcement is still looking for some things they know Nathaniel brought with him on the trip. Among them, a dark blue down comforter, two fishing poles, and a 12-gauge shotgun.

    Above Images: 1966 Ford F15 truck

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Morris Police Department
    Jason Reed
    (320) 589-1155 or (320) 589-2313
    Lake County Sheriff's Office
    (218) 834-8385

    Source Information
    Minnesota Department of Public Safety
    Duluth News Tribune
    Morris Sun Tribune
    WDIO 10/3/07