The Doe Network:
Case File 37DMOR

Left: Nye, circa 1978; Middle: Age-progressed image of Nye at age 41 (circa 2004); Right: Age-progressed to 48 years

Edward Chester Nye
Missing since June 22, 1978 from Prospect, Jackson County, Oregon
Classification: Lost, Injured, Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: July 12, 1963
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 14 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'3; 120 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Brown hair; blue eyes.
  • Clothing: Brown jeans; a yellow shirt; and tennis shoes.
  • DNA: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Nye was last seen camping with a church group in Oregon when he ventured off alone to go fishing.

If you have any information on this case, please contact:
Jackson County Sheriff's Office
Missing Persons Unit


You may remain anonymous if you wish when submitting information.

Agency Case Number: 78-5188

NCMEC #: NCMC756709

NCIC Number: M072572231
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information: The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
Oregon State Police Missing Children Clearinghouse
Jackson Co. Oregon

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