Wayne Jason Ausa

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Above Images: Wayne, circa 2016


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 16, 2016 from San Francisco, California
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 19, 1999
  • Age: 16 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2 - 5'5, 110 - 135 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian male. Black hair, brown eyes. Wayne had a mustache at the time of his disappearance. He is of Filipino descent.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Gray cloth shorts.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Wayne was last seen in San Francisco, California on April 16, 2016. He, his classmate 16-year-old Grisham Duran, and three other friends linked arms and walked into the surf at Ocean Beach at approximately 4:00 p.m. The boys quickly got into trouble in the strong current and began to struggle. Their three friends were able to make it out, but Wayne and Grisham were swept out to sea. A photo of Grisham is posted below this case summary.

    At the time of their disappearances, Wayne and Grisham were juniors at Vallejo High School, which is divided into five specialized academies offering different areas of study. Wayne and Jason were in the school's Engineering Academy, and also sang in the school choir. Their bodies may have been swept as far as fifteen miles offshore. They are presumed deceased.

    Grisham Duran
    Above: Grisham Duran


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    National Park Service



    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 19, 2017; casefile added.

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