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Date of Birth: 02/28/1961
Missing Since: 04/21/2006
Missing City: Indian Lake
Missing State: New York
Age at time of disappearance: 45
Height: 5ft 11 in
Weight: 190 lbs
Hair Color: Dark brown
Hair (other): May have a mustache
Eye Color: Hazel
Characteristics: Scar on right dorsal aspect of hand, mole on back
Clothing: Jeans, dark blue shirt and work boots
Circumstances: Last seen on the afternoon of 4/21/06 at approximately 1:30.
Did not show up for a scheduled meeting on 4/24/06 and his truck was located at
an unpopulated dead end next to the Cedar River on 4/25/06. His wallet, cell
phones, atm cards, and credit cards were in the vehicle. He is a heavy smoker of
Winston cigarettes. He is an expert carpenter and likes to hunt, fish and snowmobile.
Agency Name: New York State Police
Agency Phone: 518-897-2000
Case Number: 06-170
Information from the Charley Project:
LaForest was last seen on April 21, 2006 in the vicinity of Indian Lake in the Adirondack Mountains in New York. He has never been heard from again. He was reported missing on April 25 after he did not report to work and missed a scheduled meeting.
LaForest's truck was found in the parking area by the Cedar River, which is popular with swimmers and fishermen, after his disappearance. He is an avid outdoorsman and was very familiar with the area. A can of worms was found inside LaForest's vehicle. An extensive search of the surrounding terrain turned up no indications of his whereabouts, however.
At the time of his disappearance, LaForest resided in Stillwater, New York. His case remains unsolved.
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