Roy George Benn
Benn, approximately 1967
Date reported missing : 09/25/1967
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 04/29/1908 (113)
Age at the time of disappearance: 59 years old
Height / Weight : 5'8, 185 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian male. Thinning dark brown hair, gray eyes. Benn has a scar on the right side of his left eyebrow.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Benn was last seen eating breakfast at the cafe attached to Claude's Shell Station in Sartell, Minnesota at 4:00 a.m. on September 25, 1967. He driving a metallic blue four-door 1963 Buick Electra with the Minnesota license plate number 6DU516 and the serial number 8J4036010. The car disappeared with Benn and has not been located.
Benn was a widower at the time of his disappearance and owned a business, the St. Cloud Gas and Appliance Service. He lived in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. He was well-off with no debts, and usually carried a substantial sum of money on his person and made all purchases in cash. He may have been carrying as much as several thousand dollars when he disappeared.
Benn was declared legally dead eight years after his disappearance. His loved ones stated he was happy with his life and they don't believe he would have left of his own accord. His case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
September 2021 updates and sources
Minnesota Department of Public Safety
The St. Cloud Times
October 12, 2004. June 19, 2017; Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
Interactive Missing Person Search Map