Kyle Thomas Rugg

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Above Images: Rugg, circa 2015

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 4, 2015 from Katy, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 27, 1994
  • Age: 20 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 125 - 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Blond hair, blue eyes. Rugg had a light beard and mustache at the time of his disappearance. He has gauged piercings in his ears and surgical scars on his right knee. He has the following tattoos: three clown faces on his arm, the initals "STUUBS" and "RIP" on his chest, an eyeball with a knife or spear through it on his right shin, the rear view of a female angel on his right arm, and a clown on his left arm. Photos of some of the tattoos are posted below this case summary. Rugg's nickname is Stuubs.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black tank top, a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Rugg was last seen on March 4, 2015. He left home with his roommate and two male friends to go on a fishing trip to Lake Livingston, which was over 100 miles away from his home, and was last seen leaving the lake to go back home to his residence in Katy, Texas. The friends Rugg was with have not been identified; they are described as young Hispanic men driving a tan or yellowish two-door car.

    Rugg left his own vehicle, a 2003 Silver Hyundai Elantra with the Texas license plate number CD4 Z207, behind at home when he left on the fishing trip. When his roommate returned home from the same trip, however, Rugg's vehicle was missing. He didn't have a bank account or any credit cards at the time of his disappearance, and his cellular phone has gone dead. It's uncharacteristic of Rugg to leave without warning. His family stated he worked construction jobs, had plans to attend welding school and wanted to become self-sufficient. Foul play is suspected in his disappearance, which remains unsolved.

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    Above Images: Some of Rugg's tattoos

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Harris County Sheriff's Office
    713-274-9360

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    Source Information
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    NamUs
    Facebook Page for Kyle Rugg
    KHOU
    Fox 26 Houston
    Click 2 Houston
    Texas EquuSearch
    The Isiah Factor

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 27, 2017; two pictures added.

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