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Missing Ricky Laverne Bethea
Bethea, circa 2007
Missing Since 07/23/2007
Milton, North Carolina
Classification Endangered Missing
Date of Birth Used 02/26/1963 (58)
Age 44 years old
Height and Weight 6'2, 227 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description A white t-shirt and blue jeans.
Medical Conditions Bethea suffers from schizophrenia and needs medication which he doesn't have with him. He also has a history of drug abuse.
Distinguishing Characteristics African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Bethea wears wire-framed eyeglasses. He is balding and was clean-shaven at the time of his disappearance. He has a scar or mark on his left arm.
Details of Disappearance Bethea was last seen in rural Milton, North Carolina on July 23, 2007. He left Corbett's Family Care Home and walked into the woods with another resident that day. The other person returned, but Bethea has never been heard from again. He was last seen walking down Hudson Road toward N.C. 62 north at approximately 12:00 p.m. Tracker dogs were unable to pick up his scent anywhere.
Bethea's family does not believe he left of his own accord and they think he was injured, possibly accidentally, after his disappearance. He grew up in Laurinberg, North Carolina. His case remains unsolved.
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