Left: Ahtonen at age 17; Center: Age-progression to what Ahtonen probably looked like at the time of his disappearance; Right: Age-Progression to age 53 (2002)
Robert Albert Ahtonen
Missing since January 21, 1980 from Newberry, Luce County, Michigan.
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Ahtonen was a patient at Newberry Regional Mental Facility. He was going to be picked up by his aunt for a home visit. There was a blizzard and she would not pick him up until the storm subsided. When she arrived at the hospital she learned that he had walked away from the hospital during the storm. He has not been seen since.
Investigators Marquette County Sheriff's Office
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Marquette County Sheriff's Office
Agency Case Number: 1520614-81
NCIC Number: M-067112312 Source Information: Return to the Unexplained Disappearances' Index
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