John Howard Friebely

Above: Friebely, circa 2016


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 5, 2016 from Edgewater, New Jersey
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Date of Birth: January 30, 1982
  • Age: 34 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 168 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Friebely has a two-inch vertical scar on his left hip.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black jacket, a red shirt, blue jeans and black flip-flops with no socks. Carrying an iPhone.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Friebely was last seen in Edgewater, New Jersey at 9:50 p.m. on April 5, 2016. The police harbor unit patrolling the Hudson River witnessed him walk past the Edgewater Marina and onto the pier. He jumped over the railing into the Hudson River and disappeared. Friebely left his vehicle, a gray 2015 Volkswagen Jetta with the New Jersey license plate number C72FMH, parked nearby. He is presumed deceased.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Fort Lee Police Department


    Source Information


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 15, 2017; date of birth added.

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