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News Release

Friday, March 7, 2014

Media Relations

28-Year-Old Missing Man NR14105nv

Los Angeles:   The family of Edwardo Jett Willingham and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit are requesting the public’s help in locating Willingham.

Willingham was last seen on February 27, 2014, around 6 p.m., near the brush area of the Hansen Dam in the City of Los Angeles.  Willingham was camping/living in the flooded basin area of the dam at the time of the heavy rain storms.  He has not been seen or heard from since.  His friends are extremely concerned for his welfare.

Edwardo Jett Willingham is described as a 28-year-old male with black hair, brown eyes.  He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds.  Edwardo Jett Willingham was last seen wearing a black sleeveless t-shirt.

Anyone with information on Edwardo Jett Willingham whereabouts is asked to contact LAPD, Missing Persons Unit, Detective Carlton at (213) 996-1800.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.