Right: Age-progressed to 28 years: Last: Age-progressed to 33 years
Jason Andrew Knapp
Missing since April 11, 1998 from Clemson, Pickens County, South Carolina
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Jason was last seen at his apartment in the vicinity of the 100 block of Calhoun Street, in Clemson, SC.
His vehicle was found at Table Rock State Park in Pickens, SC approximately 30 miles from his apartment.
Despite an extensive search of the park area, Jason has not been located.
Knapp was a Clemson sophomore when he vanished just days after his induction into Clemson's elite Pershing Rifles. He was a mechanical engineering major.
The day before he disappeared he and a friend had been looking for an apartment. That night he was at his apartment watching a movie. That's the last time his roommates saw him.
Receipts found in his locked car at the state park show that he went to a Wendy's and stopped at an Ingles store for a six-pack of soda and a container of fruit juice on that Easter Sunday in 1998. His fingerprints were on a park admission ticket, showing he arrived between 15.00-17.00.
There is no evidence that he planned personal harm to himself. His personal rifle and some ammunition were found untouched in the closet of his bedroom.
There is no evidence that he had planned to run away. According to an ATM receipt he had withdrawn only twenty (20) dollars from his bank account the day before his disappearance. Fifty (50) dollars in change was found in the console of his car. His checkbook was found in his apartment and contained a considerable amount of money, which had been untouched. His suitcase, all of his clothes and other personal belongings were still in the apartment.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Pickens County Sheriff's Office
Captain Dewey Smith
1216 Lec Rd.
Pickens, South Carolina, 29671
Agency Case Number: 9811656
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Namus MP #274
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
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