Richard John Malten
Malten, approximately 2011
Date reported missing : 07/01/2011
Missing location (approx) :
Inyo County, California
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 04/08/1947 (74)
Age at the time of disappearance: 64 years old
Height / Weight : 5'8, 144 pounds
Medical conditions : Malten has a heart condition and wears a pacemaker.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Malten was last seen in Inyo County, California sometime in July 2011. He was camping near McGee Creek at the time, and had parked his maroon 2001 Jeep along the creek west of Bishop, California. In October, Forest Service workers noticed the Jeep was still there and there was no sign of Malten. His ex-wife reported him missing shortly thereafter.
Few details are available in Malten's case; the circumstances of his disappearance are unclear.
Other information and links : ncy
Inyo County Sheriff's Department
September 2021 updates and sources
California Attorney General's Office
The Inyo Register
The Sierra Wave
October 12, 2004. February 25, 2012; .
Interactive Missing Person Search Map