John Bui Tran

Suspicious CircumstancesCold Case
John Bui Tran
John Bui Tran
John Bui Tran
John Bui Tran
John Bui Tran

Missing Persons Details

Missing Adults

John Bui Tran

Missing from
Randolph, Massachusetts - USA
Case Entered
  November 19, 2021
   Cold Case
Current Classification
  Suspicious Circumstances
Source of Record
Last Updated
   September 13, 2023
Verification Status

Physical Description

Age When Reported Missing
Age As of Today
Hair Color
Eye Color
  Last Seen Wearing
  Distinct Features
  Medical Alert

Details of Disappearance

John Bui Tran was last seen by family or friends on April 02, 2005.

According to open source information, a $10,000 reward is being offered by the FBI, Boston Police Department and Randolph, Massachusetts police for information leading to a man who disappeared 16 years ago.  John Bui Tran was last seen on 04/02/2005, at a party on Mitchell Street in Randolph, MA. 

Media reports indicate the FBI is working with police investigating what they call the suspicious disappearance of Tran and are asking for the public’s assistance in locating him or his remains.

By way of background and according to open sources of information, Tran was born in Saigon, Vietnam.  Further open source information on Tran reveals moving to Boston's Dorchester neighborhood in November 1976 to attend Quincy College on a part-time basis.

Reporting indicates Tran lived on Church Street in Dorchester and was employed at a pet supply store in Quincy. Tran routinely donated blood through the American Red Cross, and was often seen on his bicycle, carrying a dark-colored backpack.

Tran was a naturalized U.S. citizen who majored in liberal arts with the goal of writing screenplays for movies and television, reportedly. There have been no sightings or follow up information concerning Tran since his suspicious disappearance in 2005.

Who to contact!
If you have any information on the whereabouts of John Bui Tran , you are encouraged to contact the Randolph Police Department at (781) 963-1212, ask for None. Be sure to have the case number FBI 356E-BS-97748 available as you will need it.

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FBI Information

FBI Field Office Division
Phone Number
(857) 386-2000
(857) 386-2000

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