Yinzhou Zheng
North American Missing Persons Network
Yinzhou Zheng

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 17, 2000 from Columbia, Boone County, Missouri
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: October 16, 1953
  • Age: 47
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Weight: 180 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Asian, Chinese
  • Gender: Male

  • Details of Disappearance
    Zheng and his wife, Xiang Sun, went missing while traveling to visit one of their daughters in Iowa. They never arrived.
    Zheng movesd from China to Iowa City in 1990, to study maize genetics after receiving a scholarship from the University of Iowa.
    His wife joined him in 1991.
    Zheng received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1996 and received an offer from the University of Missouri-Columbia to conduct maize research as a post-doctorate student. He moved to Columbia, MO in 1997.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Missouri State Highway Patrol
    (573) 526-6178

    Source Information
    Missouri State Highway Patrol Namus