Steven Earl Applegate

Steven, circa 2010

  • Missing Since 02/08/2010
  • Missing From Plattsmouth, Nebraska
  • Classification Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth 07/30/1992 (25)
  • Age 17 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'10, 115 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue or brown eyes.

Details of Disappearance

Steven was last seen near the Missouri River toll bridge on U.S. Highway 34 in Plattsmouth, Nebraska at 3:30 p.m. on January 8, 2010. Witnesses saw him get out of his car and jump off the bridge into the river. He has never been heard from again and an extensive search turned up no sign of his remains.

Steven was a senior at Plattsmouth High School at the time of his presumed suicide, an honors student. He was involved in many extra-curricular activities, and was also taking classes at South Omaha Metropolitan Community College. He worked two jobs and was considering a career in the culinary or health fields. He left behind a brother and numerous other relatives.

Some agencies give the date of Steven's disappearance as January 8 or February 9, 2010. His body has never been found.

Investigating Agency

  • Cass County Sheriff's Office 402-296-9370

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 7, 2014; casefile added.