Dean Duane Bechtold
Bechtold, approximately 1995
Date reported missing : 01/25/1995
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 11/26/1973 (47)
Age at the time of disappearance: 21 years old
Height / Weight : 5'8, 160 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A blue Dallas Cowboys jersey with elbow-length sleeves and gray lettering, size 32 or 34 button-fly Levi 501 jeans, tube socks with stripes at the top, and sneakers. Carrying a wallet.
Medical conditions : Bechtold has a history of drug abuse.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Bechtold was last seen in Ainsworth, Nebraska on January 25, 1995, just prior to his departure to attend a wedding in Colorado. Two men in a blue and white 1979 pickup truck picked him up and headed west; he has never been heard from again.
Bechtold has a history of involvement with weapons, and caution is advised when approaching him. Few details are available in his case.
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Nebraska State Patrol
September 2021 updates and sources
Nebraska State Patrol
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October 12, 2004. October 23, 2014; middle name and Description, clothing, jewerly and more : added, Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
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