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Case File: John Lipuma - 4513DMMI

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John Lipuma

  • Case Classification: Missing
  • Missing Since: June 14, 2001
  • Location Last Seen: Powell Township, Marquette Co, Michigan
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

  • Date of Birth: Unknown
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 53 years
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: 5'10
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: 165 lbs
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Not available
  • Fingerprints: Not available
  • DNA: Not available
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Unknown
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: 1994 Mazda 626 sedan, dark green, Michigan tag TSM621
  • Circumstances of Disappearance

    He and his wife took 16 foot green plastic canoe into rough waters in Lake Superior. Canoe, life jackets, personal effects were later found scattered on the shoreline. The missing wife, Jane Lipuma, was found on July 14, 2001 near Trout Point (Munising area).

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Michigan State Police
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 906-524-6162

  • Agency Case Number: 88-556-01
  • NamUs Case Number: MP #9607
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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