Oscar Florence Hintta

Above: Hintta, circa 1989


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 1989 from Houghton County, Michigan
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Age: 69 years old
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Bright orange hunting clothes and gloves.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Hintta was last seen in the Kenton area of Houghton County, Michigan sometime during November 1989. He was deer hunting with a friend. The friend stopped to rest and Hintta went into the woods. He was last seen going down an old logging road. He has never been heard from again. His friend notified the police of his disappearance a few hours later.

    An extensive search of the area turned up no sign of Hintta. He was carrying an expensive gun at the time of his disappearance. It is believed that he became lost or injured in the woods. He is a retired custodian from Calumet, Michigan.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Houghton County Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    The Doe Network
    The Milwaukee Sentinel


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 7, 2011; middle name added, distinguishing characteristics updated.

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