David Riemens- Tennessee- 2012 Feb 16, 2017 3:05:38 GMT -5
Post by Scumhunter on Feb 16, 2017 3:05:38 GMT -5
(Above photo credit: wkrn.com)
WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Investigators are seeking new leads to help crack the case of a Wilson County man who vanished without a trace three years ago.
Family and friends hope someone will come forward with information about David Riemens, a 60-year-old artist and stonemason from Watertown, who vanished August 8, 2012.
On the day he disappeared, investigators said he was supposed to meet up with someone about a possible job.
“Everything that we’ve investigated leads me to believe that whoever this person is that he had intentions of going to meet didn’t turn out the way he thought it was going to turn out,” said Detective Robert “B.J.” Stafford with the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department.
Riemens’ truck was later found at the Dollar General in Watertown. Since then, investigators have had few clues to go on.
“He was very in tune with earth. He lived simply. We don’t have an email address, there is no Facebook account, there is no credit card, no cell phone. There’s really no way to track him, so that makes it hard,” Detective Stafford told News 2.
Riemens was reported missing by his close friends, Donny and Laura Nuessle.
He moved from Michigan to Tennessee in the 1970’s with Laura and a group of friends and lived on the Nuessle’s property for 12 years.
Donny recalls the last time he saw Riemens.
“He was happy, he was laughing. There was certainly no sign of anything. He didn’t pack anything. He left his dog,” Nuessle told News 2.
Family and friends have never stopped looking for their loved one. Neither have detectives with the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department.
“We owe it to the family. He has family in Michigan, he has friends all over. Out of everyone we interviewed it is hard to find anyone who didn’t like him. In fact, I really haven’t found anyone who didn’t like him and that’s what makes it unique,” said Detective Stafford.
Friends and family set up a Facebook page that is updated regularly.
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Department’s Crime Stoppers program is offering a $1,000 reward for information about his disappearance.
Family and friends are offering a private reward to help solve the heartbreaking mystery.
The case is currently the only missing person case in Wilson County.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department at 615-444-1412.
Charley Project Profile: www.charleyproject.org/cases/r/riemens_david.html
Investigation Discovery story: crimefeed.com/2016/05/who-did-david-riemens-meet-with-before-he-vanished-without-a-trace/
Thoughts? I am placing David's case in the missing on tv section since, according to Wikipedia, his disappearance was profiled on the May 16th, 2016 episode of the ID channel show "Disappeared." The ID channel website story is linked above.
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