William Ryan Goodwin

Voluntary Missing AdultCold Case
William Ryan Goodwin
William Ryan Goodwin
William Ryan Goodwin
William Ryan Goodwin
William Ryan Goodwin

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William Ryan Goodwin

Missing from
Jennings, Louisiana - USA
Case Entered
  December 14, 2023
   Cold Case
Current Classification
  Voluntary Missing Adult
Source of Record
Last Updated
   December 23, 2023
Verification Status

Physical Description

Age When Reported Missing
Age As of Today
Hair Color
Eye Color
  5' 11"
  175 lbs
  Last Seen Wearing
Not Indicated
  Distinct Features
  • Scar from a wound that became unstitched on his lower back shaped similar to an oval.
  • Tattoos - “GOODWIN” in an old English script located on the back of his right upper arm.
  • He also has a tribal band with “R G” on his left upper arm. 
  Medical Alert

Details of Disappearance

William Ryan Goodwin was last seen by family or friends on June 28, 2018.

NamUs: Personal items were later located in a shed located at 9271 190 HWY East. No contact with family since 6/28/2018.

Additional information:
- Last seen in the 5700 block Topsy Bell Road, in Ragley. Personal items were located later in the 9200 block 190 HWY East (1)
- Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriffs deputies began investigating Goodwin's disappearance after a reported theft on 11/5/2018. During the
investigation (2) authorities learned that Goodwin's family had not had contact with him since 6/28/2018 (2)

1. Louisiana Repository for Unidentified and Missing Persons
2. KPLC News 7

Who to contact!
If you have any information on the whereabouts of William Ryan Goodwin, you are encouraged to contact the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office at (337) 824-3850, ask for Travis Savoy, Investigator. Be sure to have the case number 1801230 available as you will need it.

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Military Details

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