Friday, September 15, 2006
Japanese Photographer Missing in LA
Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in locating a Japanese photographer who has been missing since September 3, 2006.
The missing photographer is 29-year old Go Masuda, and he is 5' 8", 170 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark blazer style jacket, white shirt and blue jeans. He came from Japan and was scheduled to be in Los Angeles from September 1st through September 4th, 2006 for a music photo shoot.
Masuda's physical and mental health is described as good. He has no prior history of being missing. Family and co-workers describe him as being very responsible and his disappearance as being out of character. He has lived in San Diego in the past and is familiar with the area. He also speaks both English and Japanese.
Missing Persons Unit will handle all press contacts.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Go Masuda contact the LAPD's, Missing Persons Unit Detectives Lydia Dillard or Bruce Kuehl at 213-485-5381. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).