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Iowa Missing Person Information Clearinghouse
Division of Criminal Investigation
Iowa Department of Public Safety
215 E. 7th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319
E-mail: mpicinfo@dps.state.ia.us

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Name:John D Gosch
Age At Report:12
Age Now:51
Weight:140 lbs.
Incident Type:Involuntary disappearance

John Gosch was reported missing to the West Des Moines Police Department (515-222-3320), on September 5, 1982. He was last seen delivering newspapers. He has facial freckles, a gap between his front teeth, a birthmark on his left cheek and a horseshoe-shaped scar on his tongue. John's photo is shown age-progressed to 40 years.

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If you have information regarding the disappearance of this individual, please contact: the Missing Person Information Clearinghouse Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation 1-800-346-5507.

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Get as much information as you can (e.g. license number of a vehicle, exact location of sighting, activities individual involved in) and then call the number(s) listed above.