This is a list of open missing person cases from 2018 to 2020 in alphabetical order. 
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James Matthew Begley

Missing person located July 2020
Missing person data
Missing case updated
Psychic Brian Ladd
police update
case update July 2020

Begley, approximate photo date 2017

Missing since: 08/06/2017

Missing location: Fort Bragg, California

Type of missing case: Lost/Injured Missing

Gender: Male

Ethnic group: White

Date of Birth: 06/19/1953 (66)

Age at time of disappearance: 64 years old

Height / Weight: 6'1, 200 pounds

Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: A tan Carhartt jacket, a baseball cap and possibly a copper cuff-type bracelet.
Medical Conditions Begley may be suffering from an undiagnosed mental illness.

Other characteristics: Caucasian male. Graying brown hair, blue eyes. Begley is missing the tip of his thumb, and some of his front teeth are missing. He has a faded tattoo of a sun on the back of his shoulder. He may wear eyeglasses for reading.

Details at time of disappearance: Begley was last seen in Fort Bragg, California on August 6, 2017. He went kayaking sometime between midnight and 2:00 a.m. he told someone he was going out on the water because he could not sleep. He has never been heard from again. At 2:50 p.m., the Coast Guard found his kayak empty and adrift on the ocean.
Begley is presumed lost at sea. His body has never been found.

Other case information

Agency in charge: Mendocino County Sheriff's Office
Other information: NamUs
California Attorney General's Office
Psychic detective links: https://briansprediction.com/missing/

Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated August 6, 2018