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1691DMNE - Benjamin Richard Cannon

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Name: Benjamin Richard Cannon
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: March 31, 1995
Location Last Seen: Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska

Physical Description

Date of Birth: October 11, 1974
Age: 20 years old
Race: White
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" to 6'2"
Weight: 135-180 lbs.
Hair Color: Dark brown, buzz cut with bangs.
Eye Color: Gray or hazel.
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Light complexion. Pierced ears. No tattoos at time of disappearance. May suffer from mental illness.


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Dresses casually and sometimes wears a beret.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Benjamin Richard Cannon, known as Ben, was last seen at his residence in the 12600 block of Weir Street in Omaha, Nebraska, sometime in late March 1995.

He was involved with the Rainbow Family, a nomadic cult-type religious group, at the time of his disappearance.

Cannon was not reported missing until May 2004, nine years after he went missing; prior to then, the police had refused to accept a report. Few details are available in his case.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Omaha Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Jim Reisinger
Agency Phone Number: (402) 444-4127
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 11094-E

NCIC Case Number: M724138044
NamUs Case Number: 1969

Information Source(s)

Nebraska State Patrol
Project Jason

Admin Notes

Added: 1/26/08; Last Updated: 5/28/16

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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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