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Robert Lear: Goes missing while moving to Seattle Found

UPDATE:  Police believe they have located the body of Robert Lear near where his car was found in December

He was found by a former member of Klamath County Search and Rescue while walking through a forested area along Clover Creek Road on Feb. 6 and found the body of a man.

The body has been tentatively identified as Robert Lear.

 UPDATE:  12/24/12 –  Lear’s car was found in a forested area about eight miles north of Keno, on a spur road off Clover Creek Road. A retired state trooper contacted police after seeing media reports about Lear and reported that he had seen the abandoned car Dec. 12.

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Robert Lear, 39, from Klamath Falls, Oregon, who was moving to Seattle is missing.  He planned to be there Sunday, Dec. 15, but he never showed up. 

“Family members last spoke to the man Dec. 11, 2012 and he didn’t arrive in Seattle as planned four days later,” according to a state police statement. “Family and investigators are concerned for his welfare,” report KOIN news.

State troopers believe he may still be in the Klamath Falls area, or anywhere between southern Oregon and western Washington.

Lear is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall, approximately 190 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes, and is driving a silver 2004 Volkswagen Passat station wagon with Oregon license plate 557 FTZ.

Anyone with knowledge of Lear’s current location is asked to call the Oregon State Police Southern Command Center at 541-883-5711. 

Anyone with information that may be helpful in locating Lear is asked to contact Detective Dennis Yaws or Sergeant Bob Fenner at OSP’s Klamath Falls Area Command office at 541-883-5713.

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