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Ryan Braden Chicovsky - Laos - 13th Mar 2006

Missing Friend! Ryan Braben Chicovsky, 24. His last known location was Khem Khong Guesthouse, Ban Xiengkok (Village), Meuang Long (District), Luangnamtha Province, Laos.
17 years ago, April 29th 2006 No: 1 Msg: #5376  
N Posts: 3
Help Us Find Ryan Chicovsky

Recently, a close friend of mine traveling through the northern part of Laos, went missing on March 13, 2006. Since that time, his family and friends have been attempting to gather information regarding his whereabouts. This posting is a call to ANYONE that might have ANY information related to my missing friend, Ryan Braden Chicovsky. Please visit the US Embassy of Laos website at: http://vientiane.usembassy.gov and click on the link in the upper righthand corner of the website, \"Missing American: Ryan Braben (sic) Chicovsky\" (the link is a pdf file with photos). Information about his possible location has been inconsistent and scattered, but the following was relayed from his parents, who are currently in Laos looking for Ryan:
1. He went missing on March 13, 2006.
2. His last known location was the Khem Kong Guesthouse in the village of Ban Xiengkok, district of Meuang Long, Luangnamtha Province, Laos. Some personal belongings had been left at the Guesthouse.
3. He was last seen at 21:00 (9:00pm), March 13, 2006, walking alone without a backpack. He was wearing a shirt, shorts, and sandals.
4. Ryan was born on May 3, 1981 in Mount Vernon, Washington. His hometown is Lopez Island, Washington in the San Juan Islands. He attended college at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. He is approximately 6 feet tall with brown hair and blue eyes. He is athletically built.
5. He originally began his trip in China, teaching English.
6. Ryan may have been traveling with a Dutchman, with a limp, and a Japanese girl who were in Xieng Kok at the same time. They were planning on going down the Mekong River with Ryan on March 14th.
7. Ryan may also have been hiking with a man and a woman on or around March 7, 8, and 9 through the Nam Tha Preservation Area. They possibly hired a guide in Mung Sing.

PLEASE, if anyone has any information take the time to contact the parties listed below:

If you have any information, please contact the following parties:
US Embassy in Vientiane, Laos. Telephone: 856.21.267.000 or 856.20.551.1740. Email: CONSLAO@state.gov
My personal email address: misserink@gmail.com
Tasha Chicovsky (Ryan\'s sister), email: tashacorrina@hotmail.com

Erin Jacobs
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17 years ago, April 29th 2006 No: 2 Msg: #5387  
B Posts: 553
I hope this helps... I found a picture from his hometown news source.


The PDF file is here, and it includes more photos:

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17 years ago, May 1st 2006 No: 3 Msg: #5419  
N Posts: 3

Thanks so much for your concern!

- Erin Reply to this

14 years ago, January 7th 2009 No: 4 Msg: #59163  
Was he ever found? Reply to this

13 years ago, April 29th 2010 No: 5 Msg: #109816  
I would also like to know if there is any new information about him..? Reply to this

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