Wyche, approximately 1999
Date and time person was reported missing : 06/06/1999
Missing location (approx) :
Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
Missing classification : Lost/Injured Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 12/05/1961 (59)
Age at the time of disappearance: 37 years old
Height / Weight : 6'1, 185 pounds
Medical conditions : Wyche suffers from bipolar disorder and didn't always take his medication consistently. His family doesn't believe he was suicidal at the time of his disappearance, however.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Wyche has a scar on his right eyebrow.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Wyche was last seen in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana on June 6, 2009. He visited his sister, leaving her home at 12:30 a.m. to return to his own home in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.
At 8:00 a.m. on June 7, his 1998 pickup truck was found was found submerged in the water at the Nelson Boat Launch near Black Bayou, about two miles from Wyche's sister's home. Nearby on the bank was a body shirt and a pair of black shorts, which matched the description of the clothes Wyche had been wearing.
Wyche has never been heard from again. He lived alone at the time of his disappearance, but frequently visited his mother and would sometimes stay with her for a few days at a time. His family describes him as deeply religious. His case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Department
September 2021 updates and sources
Louisiana Repository for Unidentified & Missing People
The Teche News
October 12, 2004. September 28, 2018; Medical conditions : added, Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
Interactive Missing Person Search Map