Details of Disappearance Brightwell disappeared from Springfield, Missouri on November 30, 2012, but because his family often didn't hear from him for months at a time, he wasn't reported missing until 2014. In March 2018, his skeletal remains were found in a field south of Jenkins, Missouri. They weren't identified until May 2019. Brightwell's death is under investigation.
- Springfield Police Department
Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated May 24, 2019; case resolved.