American student goes missing in during hike in Ecuador, may have been kidnapped

Posted on June 21, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, Tourist Kidnapped, Tourist Missing

According to, Ecuadorian authorities are treating the mysterious disappearance of August Reiger, 18, from a trek in the Banos mountains as a possible kidnapping. The Oklahoma valedictorian was hiking with his family on Sunday when he walked ahead of the group and vanished. More than 150 police officers and volunteers have searched the area – a popular tourist spot not reportedly known for kidnappings or disappearances. Read article

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