Jon Evans Ottesen

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Above Images: Ottesen, circa 1999


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 5, 1999 from Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: January 13, 1938
  • Age: 61 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'0 - 5'2, 150 - 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Ottesen has a beard. He wears eyeglasses.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A hand-knit ski hat, tan corduroy pants and hiking boots.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Ottesen was last seen in Las Cruces, New Mexico on September 5, 1999. He planned to hike in the Black Range mountains. He has never been heard from again. His pickup truck was found along a well-traveled road in the area where he was going to hike, but there was no sign of him. Few details are available in his case.


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


    Source Information


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 21, 2010; two pictures added.

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