James Bernard Liedtka
Liedtka, approximate photo date 2018 Liedtka on the night of his disappearance
Missing since: 11/04/2018
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Type of missing case: Endangered Missing
Date of Birth: 09/06/1990 (29)
Age at time of disappearance: 28 years old
Height / Weight: 5'7 - 5'9, 160 - 170 pounds
Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: A short-sleeved maroon t-shirt with a circular design on the front, light blue jeans with rips at the knees, and a baseball cap. A photo of Liedtka in these clothes is posted with this case summary.
Other characteristics: Asian male. Black hair, brown eyes.
Details at time of disappearance: Liedtka was last seen walking alone on Water Street in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on November 4, 2018. He was recorded on surveillance camera at 1:13 a.m., walking east behind the Pickle Tavern towards the bike trail.
Earlier that night, he had been at Shenanigans, and then the Pioneer Bear, celebrating a friend's birthday. The bouncer had refused to let him into the Pickle Tavern because he was too drunk. He has never been heard from again.
Liedtka is an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan. At the time of his disappearance, he was studying engineering at the University of Madison, Stout in Menomonie, Wisconsin. His case remains unsolved.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Eau Claire Police Department
Other information: NamUs
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Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated January 5, 2020