Left : Nettles, circa 1996; Bottom Right: Progressed to age 23 & to 27
Damien Richard Nettles
Missing since November 2, 1996 from Gurnard, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Nettles was last seen about midnight on a wet & stormy night in the Cowes area of the Isle of White on November 2, 1996.
He was last seen in person in a fish & chip shop but was identified later alone, on CCTV in the town; he has not been seen since. Despite a major police investigation, covering numerous possible outcomes, the whereabouts of Damien remains unknown.
Damien has a great sense of humor & is an accomplished musician, playing guitar & trombone with hopes of starting a band. He also enjoys computer games, sea fishing and sometimes uses weights or body building equipment.
He had a good relationship with his family & friends at the time of his disappearance. They are convinced Damien was abducted.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
+44 (0) 1707 638304
Agency Case Number: UK41210680
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Missing: Damien Nettles
Hampshire Constabulary Online
BBC News 10/24/06