Left and Center: Benjamin circa, 1982
Right: Age Progressed to age 50
Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Missing Since: July 2, 1982
Missing From: Burien, King County, Washington
Classification: Endangered Runaway
Date Of Birth: April 2, 1967
Age: 15 years old
Height and Weight: 5’7″ and 130 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian Male, Brown hair, Hazel eyes, Benjamin might use the nickname “Benjie”
NCMEC Number: 1312161
Details of Disappearance
Benjamin was last seen in Burien, Washington on July 2nd 1982. He allegedly ran away from his foster home after being there for approximately one day. He previously lived with his biological family but was taken into foster care for unclear reasons. He was not reported missing when he initially disappeared.
His surviving siblings reported his disappearance in 2017, 35 years after he was last seen. Investigators believe Ridley might have remains in the local area or might’ve traveled to the Seattle area. It’s also possible he was trying to go back to his parents. Authorities believe he left on his own accord.
Ridley’s disappearance remains unsolved and is classified as a runaway.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
King County Sheriff’s Office 206-296-3311