Joshua Clauson

  • Found Alive

About Joshua Clauson's case

Primary Source: WITN

According to WITN, CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – The search continues for a missing man in Carteret County. Sheriff Asa Buck said Sunday night a team was wrapping up after joining multiple crews in the search for Joshua Clauson, 20, who was reported missing when he didn’t return from a walk on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Multiple teams searched all day on Sunday, May 30, 2021, and will start again Monday morning, according to Buck. Buck said NC Wildlife and Highway Patrol will assist in the search from the air on Monday morning in addition to having search teams on the ground. Family members say Clauson entered the woods with another family member around 10 a.m. on Saturday at the rear of the mobile home park off Lake Rd. The family member says the two got lost and separated. The family member was able to get out by listening to the sounds of passing cars. Clauson was last seen wearing a khaki tank top and blue jeans. Anyone with information is asked to notify the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office at (252) 728-8400 or Carteret County Communications at (252) 726-1911.

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Investigative Details

  • Foul Play Suspected: No
  • Suicide Suspected: No
  • Cause of Death: Not Applicable

Significant Dates

  • Reported Missing: Saturday, May 29, 2021 (3 years ago)
  • Date Found: Sunday, June 6, 2021 (3 years ago)



Administrative Details

Monday, January 8, 2024 (7 months ago)

Missing NPF Public Identification Number (MPID) 10329

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