Louisiana Repository for Unidentified and Missing People

The LA Repository for Missing and Unidentified Persons Information Program website provides a way to search Louisiana's database of missing and unidentified people. The site contains content that may be unsuitable for some audiences. Images of reconstructions are intended to be approximate representations, and case information is subject to change. By entering the site you agree that you are 18 or older and that you understand these conditions.

Agree and Enter

227 Howe-Russell Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Telephone: (225) 578-4761
Fax: (225) 578-4794
E-mail: faces@lsu.edu
Web: www.lsu.edu/faceslab

© 2022. Louisiana State University | Website Feedback | Privacy Statement | Accessibility Statement

Johannes Martinhus Potgieter

Status: missing

Johannes Martinhus Potgieter

Click a thumbnail to expand

Other cases from this parish
Print poster
Related news coverage [?]
Related web results [?]

Missing since:2004-07-08
Location:Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana
Date of Birth:1964-09-14
Eye color:Brown
Hair color:Brown
Height:73 inches
Weight:210 pounds
Dental Records:Unavailable
DNA Records:Available
FACES Case #:537
Agency Case #:04-2616
Alt. Case #:M074183436
Agency:Cladwell Parish Sheriff's Office
Agency Phone:(318) 649-2345

Identifying features

Last seen wearing blue jeans, a t-shirt, and tennis shoes. Probable scar on one of his hands.

Additional details

Reportedly fell into the Mississippi River while fishing with his father-in-law. He is originally from South Africa but had lived in LA for 5 years before he went missing.

Contact us

If you have any information concerning this case please contact the FACES Lab.
Teresa Wilson, Assistant Research Professor, LSU - (225) 578-4761
Maria Allaire, Research Associate, LSU - (225) 578-4775