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Case File 4426DMCA

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Phoulivay Thetsombandith
Missing since August 18, 1991 from San Diego, San Diego County, California
Classification: Endangered Missing


Vital Statistics


Circumstances of Disappearance
Phouvilay was a Laotian citizen who was in San Diego visiting with relatives and trying to learn English. Thetsombandith lived at his uncle's East San Diego home.
He was taken at gunpoint and murdered by Percyval Dryden, who was convicted of the crime, given 19 years to life in prison for second-degree murder and the use of a gun. Phouvilay was walking to an uncle's house four blocks away when he was forced into a car at gunpoint by four or five men. Dryden, had mistaken him for his cousin.
Dryden has said that he did not know where the body was.
Thetsombandith, who had been planning to join his parents in Salt Lake City while they visited from Laos, was never seen again.


Investigators
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

San Diego Police Department
619-531-2845

Agency Case Number: 09024076A

Source Information:
Namus
San Diego Union-Tribune


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