MP of the week: Andreas Marts

This week’s featured missing person is Andreas Marts, who disappeared from Leavenworth, Kansas on July 16, 2010. He was 25 years old.

He’d probably be pretty easy to recognize if still alive, as he suffers from progressive hemifacial atrophy, aka Parry–Romberg Syndrome, a disorder that causes shrinkage of the tissues on the side of his face. He’s had multiple surgeries with all kinds of hardware installed to mitigate the damage, but his face does look kind of different.

Alas, the police believe Marts probably drowned. He had schizophrenia and he told people he was going to “cleanse himself for God” in the Missouri River, which was in flood stage at the time of his disappearance.

One thought on “MP of the week: Andreas Marts

  1. Charmion Giraldo April 9, 2018 / 5:10 pm

    Because he probably drowned, I’m wondering if any unknown person’s body was recovered even if it was way down along the Missouri river and into another state? He had extensive work done on his eft jaw and would have metal in it. It would be nice to bury him with dignity.

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