This is a list of open missing person cases from 2018 to 2020 in alphabetical order. 
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Joel Anthony Ariza

Missing person located July 2020

Ariza, approximate photo date 2009

Missing since: 10/30/2009

Missing location: Chester, Pennsylvania

Type of missing case: Lost/Injured Missing

Gender: Male

Ethnic group: White

Date of Birth: 04/14/1985 (35)

Age at time of disappearance: 24 years old

Height / Weight: 5'11, 192 pounds

Other characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes.

Details at time of disappearance: Ariza was last seen in Chester, Pennsylvania on October 30, 2009. He and a new friend launched Ariza's new boat onto the Delaware River under the Commodore Barry Bridge at approximately 2:00 a.m. About five minutes later, the engine stalled and the boat capsized. Ariza's friend jumped off to swim to shore, and Ariza stayed with the boat. He wasn't wearing a life jacket.
Several hours later, Ariza's boat was found submerged about seven miles downriver at Delaware Fox Point State Park in Wilmington, Delaware. There was no sign of Ariza and an extensive search turned up no sign of him. He is presumed to have drowned.

Other case information

Agency in charge: Chester Police Department
Other information: NamUs
The Delaware County Daily Times
Joel Ariza (1985 - 2009)
Psychic detective links: https://briansprediction.com/missing/

Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated March 1, 2011