Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: July 16, 2009 from Hillsboro, Missouri

Type: Lost/Injured Missing

Date of Birth: November 3, 1976 Age at disappearance: 32 years old

Weight and Height: 5'8, 149 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Culp's nickname is Junior.

Details of disappearance and psychic work by Brian Ladd (login to view entire case as of May 2020)


Culp was last seen in Hillsboro, Missouri on July 16, 2009. He was boating with his friend and boss, Bobbie J. Brown, on the Mississippi River in Brown's boat, an 1982 Alweld Utility boat. The boat's outboard motor malfunctioned and the two men to get to shore using the boat's trolling motor when, at around 6:00 p.m., a sudden thunderstorm developed. Culp fell overboard, possibly as the result of a lightning strike, and disappeared. He has never been heard from again.
An extensive search of the river turned up no sign of Culp or his body. His wife stated he is a strong swimmer. Culp left behind two sons. He is presumed to have drowned, but his case opened 2018 by Psychic Brian Ladd.
Jefferson County Sheriff's Department