Richard John Malten

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Above: Malten, circa 2011

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 2011 from Inyo County, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: April 8, 1947
  • Age: 64 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 144 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes.
  • Medical Conditions: Malten has a heart condition and wears a pacemaker.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Malten was last seen in Inyo County, California sometime in July 2011. He was camping near McGee Creek at the time, and had parked his maroon 2001 Jeep along the creek west of Bishop, California. In October, Forest Service workers noticed the Jeep was still there and there was no sign of Malten. His ex-wife reported him missing shortly thereafter.

    Few details are available in Malten's case; the circumstances of his disappearance are unclear.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Inyo County Sheriff's Department
    460-878-0383

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    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Inyo Register
    The Sierra Wave

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 25, 2012; casefile added.

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