Richard Mark Linse

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Above Images: Linse, circa 2007


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 23, 2007 from Redding, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 27, 1952
  • Age: 55 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'1, 200 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Graying black hair, green eyes. Linse may use the last name Linsey or Lindsey. He has a thick mustache lighter in color than his scalp hair, and he is balding. He has a surgical scar on his back and his left ring finger is bent. Linse wears prescription eyeglasses.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: An orange t-shirt, blue jeans and a red baseball cap with the "AXNER" on the front.
  • Medical Conditions: Linse has a history of alcohol abuse and of driving while intoxicated. He is a Type II diabetic, but was not taking medication for his condition when he went missing. He was depressed over his health and personal problems at the time of his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Linse was last seen at the Showboat Lounge in Redding, California at 1:00 a.m. on September 23, 2007. He left on foot and never arrived home. He has never been heard from again. He left all his personal belongings behind, as well as his dog. Linse may have attempted to travel to the Portland, Oregon area to visit his estranged wife. His driver's license was under suspension at the time of his disappearance and his car has been towed, so he may be traveling by air or by public transportation. He has a pilot's license, but does not own any aircraft. His case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    Redding Police Department


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 19, 2011; two pictures added.

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