Missing since January 3, 1999 from Oakland, Alameda County, California
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
On November 30th, 1998 Bo spoke with his family at home in New York City. A few weeks later, there was a phone conversation between Bo and his father on the day before he left for Oakland from Fort Sill.
After two weeks of basic training at Fort Sill, Bo had a two-week Christmas, New Year’s break.
Bo set off on a bus from Lawton, Oklahoma that traveled to El Paso, New Mexico, where they changed buses that carried them to Oakland.
While two other privates stepped off the bus in Oakland, they asked Bo to come visit with their families, but Bo informed them that he was traveling onto San Francisco to visit relatives.
A few weeks later Bo’s family was notified that Bo never returned to Fort Sill for active duty.
Before joining the army, Bo had recent hospital stays in Israel and Cornwall.
Bo had a great appreciation for the homeless, admiring their resourcefulness and ability to adapt to unusual conditions. He may have been seen at a Oakland shelter in 2001. He may have been staying at shelters Berkeley at the time.
Investigators Lawton Police Department
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Department of Justice - Sacramento
Lawton Police Department
Agency Case Number: 1999-99
NCIC Number: M-181364233 Source Information:
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National Center for Missing Adults
Thomas Lauth Missing Persons Investigations