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Compton was last seen in the 1600 block of Lucia Avenue near Bardstown Road of Louisville, Kentucky on October 28, 2010. He has never been heard from again. He was a culinary arts student at Sullivan University at the time of his disappearance, and lived on campus in Gardiner Point Residence Hall. He left his dorm room undisturbed and didn't take a backpack or suitcase; he only had his cellular phone, mp3 player, and wallet. He hasn't accessed his bank account since his disappearance and his phone has been turned off. Compton maintained regular contact with his parents in Carmel, Indiana and rarely went a day without speaking to them, but they haven't heard from him since he vanished.
Compton's mother stated he is very shy and preferred online interaction. Authorities determined he go to know Gregory M. O'Bryan on a dating website before his disappearance and they met in person at 9:00 p.m. on the day he vanished. A photo of O'Bryan is posted below this case summary. When interviewed by the police, he stated they left bought alcohol, went to O'Bryan's apartment and had sexual intercourse, then Compton left on foot.
Compton's body has never been found. Authorities believe it was taken to a southern Indiana landfill, but they are no longer actively searching for him.