Missing Person

Sept. 14, 2018

6:16 p.m.

The missing man, James Rybolt, has been found. We appreciate the Mizzou community’s help in looking for him. ALL CLEAR

5:12 p.m.

MUPD searching for 72-year-old white male James Rybolt with dementia 5’11” 192 lbs bald shirt/jeans/suspenders/green hat. Not dangerous. Call 911 if you see him.


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