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Case File 1193DMCA

1 Age-Progression 
Right: Age-Progressed to age 25

Cengiz Han Nuray
Missing since April 27, 1995 from Santa Cruz, California.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: July 25, 1977
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 17 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 6'1" (185 cm); 165 lbs (75 kg)
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Brown hair; brown eyes. Thin mustache and goatee.
  • Dentals: He has a gap between his two front teeth. Decayed front teeth.
  • Clothing: Baggy clothing.
  • Other: DNA available.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Nuray was last seen on April 27, 1995 at Greyhound Rock Beach in Santa Cruz, California. He was with a group of Grateful Dead followers. He went for a walk and left his belongings with his friends on the beach and has not been seen or heard from since.

UPDATE - In January 2015, Mr. Nuray's remains were positively identified through DNA as those of a body found in Moneterey Bay in late 1995.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office

Agency Case Number:

NCMEC #: NCMC812356

NCIC Number: M-844007482
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
California Department of Justice

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