Benjamin Shane Ridley
Benjamin, approximately 1982; Age at the time of disappearance: -progression to Age at the time of disappearance: 50 (approximately 2017)
Date reported missing : 07/02/1982
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Runaway
Gender : Male
DOB : 04/02/1967 (54)
Age at the time of disappearance: 15 years old
Height / Weight : 5'7, 130 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Benjamin's nickname is Benjie.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Benjamin disappeared from Burien, Washington on July 2, 1982. He had been living with his family, then he went to stay with a foster family in Burien. After only about a day, he ran away. He may have gone back to his biological parents. He has never been heard from again. Authorities believe he left of his own accord.
For unclear reasons, Benjamin wasn't reported missing until 2017. He may still be in the local area, or he may be in Seattle, Washington. Few details are available in his case.
Other information and links : ncy
King County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
October 12, 2004. September 26, 2018; Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.