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Ricky Lynn Benton

Endangered AdultCold Case
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Ricky Lynn Benton
Ricky Lynn Benton

Missing Persons Details

Missing Veterans

Ricky Lynn Benton

Missing from
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - USA
Nationality
  American
Case Entered
  December 12, 2023
Status
   Cold Case
Current Classification
  Endangered Adult
Source of Record
  NamUs
Last Updated
   December 26, 2023
Verification Status
Yes

Physical Description

Gender
   Male
Age When Reported Missing
   62
Age As of Today
  
Race
  American Indian or Alaska Native
Hair Color
  Black
Eye Color
  Green
Height
  5'10"
Weight
  185 lbs
  Last Seen Wearing
Not available
  Distinct Features
Missing leg, walks with prosthetic according to open sources.
  Medical Alert
Ricky is missing leg (unknown which) and diabetic, according to Oklahomacoldcases.org and Missingandendangered.org.

Details of Disappearance

Ricky Lynn Benton was last seen by family or friends on July 01, 2019.

Per NamUs: MP missed his V.A. doctor appointment in July and has not been seen or heard from since.  Missing date is approximate.  Ricky is a military veteran, unknown which branch of service.

Additional open-source* information:
- missing date is approximated (2)
- Ricky's military branch of service is unavailable (2)
- resided on NW 8th in Oklahoma City with his dogs (1,3)
- left behind belongings and dogs (1,3)
- wears wire-framed glasses (1,3)
- member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes (1,3)

* Sources:
1. Oklahomacoldcases.org < https://oklahomacoldcases.org/ricky-benton/  >
2. Veterandoe.com < https://www.veterandoe.com/missing  >
3. Charley Project < https://charleyproject.org/case/ricky-lynn-benton >

Who to contact!
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Ricky Lynn Benton, you are encouraged to contact the Oklahoma City Police Department at (405) 297-1129, ask for Missing Persons Unit. Be sure to have the case number 19-21435 available as you will need it.

Additional Case Numbers

NamUs
MP65378

Military Details

Military Status
Not Indicated

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