Name: Nam Kwon Kang
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: November 1, 1996
Location Last Seen: St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Date of Birth: circa 1969
Age: 27 years old
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Nam Kwon Kang came from North Korea to Canada in 1995. A former member of the forces in his home country, he was studying at Toronto's Hansaw Language school.
On November 1, 1996 he vanished while visiting a friend in St. John's. He had been in St. John's about a week prior to missing. During that week, Mr. Kang had been rock-climbing and sightseeing in the Signal Hill and Kelly's Island areas.
A five-day search of the area turned up nothing. All his personal belongings were left at the apartment where he was staying.
He was an experienced rock climber, paratrooper and martial arts expert.
Agency Name: Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
Agency Contact Person: Cst. J. Case
Agency Phone Number: 709-729-8000
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: Unknown
NCIC Case Number: Unknown
Unsolved Murders/Missing People Canada: Nam Kwon Kang
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
Added: 3/13/06; Last Updated: 1/17/2017
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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.