Merle LeRoy Ryan

Ryan in May 2009 (three years prior to his disappearance; more recent photos are unavailable)

  • Missing Since 10/17/2012
  • Missing From San Francisco, California
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 11/04/1958 (65)
  • Age 53 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'9 - 5'11, 130 - 150 pounds
  • Medical Conditions Ryan suffers from schizophrenia.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Ryan has a receding hairline and a gray beard. He has a burn scar resembling a dimple on the top of his right hand below the index finger. He may use the names Dimitri Andropv, Moses Enoch and/or John Fitzgerald Kennedy, or the first name Demetrius.

Details of Disappearance

Ryan suffers from schizophrenia and has a history of wandering across the country from state to state. He is often homeless. He was arrested at a park near Cesar Chavez Street in San Francisco, California on October 17, 2012; this is the last indication of his whereabouts. He has never been heard from again.

Few details are available in Ryan's case. Eugene, Oregon police are investigating.

Investigating Agency

  • Eugene Police Department 541-682-5147

Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 23, 2019; date of disappearance corrected, details of disappearance updated.