Thursday’s FBI Missing Persons Brief: October 3, 2019

The FBI and local law enforcement seek the public’s assistance in locating the following two male victims who have been reported missing.

If you or anyone you know has any information concerning these missing persons, please contact the FBI’s Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI. You may also contact the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.

Matthew Tyler Henry

Matthew Tyler Henry: Dunlap, Tennessee – April 15, 2018

Physical Description: Matthew has brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 5’8″ to 5’9″ and weighs between 160 and 180 lbs. He is a white male born in Tennessee on September 2, 1988. He has tattoos on his chest, upper left arm, and a full right arm sleeve.

Whereabouts: Henry was last seen in Dunlap, Tennessee, where he resided at the time. He spent the majority of his time in Marion, Bledsoe, White, Van Buren, and Hamilton Counties. He was also known to have spent time in Georgia in the following through locations: Dalton, Atlanta, and Albany.

The last time anyone saw Henry was in Dunlap, Tennesse, on April 15, 2018. He was reported missing on April 28, 2018, and had a full beard at the time.

Contact: If you have any information, please contact the Knoxville field office at (865) 544-0751.

Austin Bennett Tice
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Austin Bennett Tice: Damascus, Syria – August 13, 2012

Physical Description: Austin has brown hair and brown eyes. He is 6’2″ and weighs approximately 195 lbs. He is a white male with a medium build born in Plano, Texas, on August 11, 1981. His last known occupation was as a freelance photojournalist.

He has the following tattoos: an eagle on the left side of his back; a tribal band on his left arm; a barbed wire band on his right arm. He also has a metal plate in his jaw and a scar under his left nipple.

Whereabouts: On August 13, 2012, Tice was kidnapped in Damascus, Syria while reporting in the suburb of Daraya. Tice worked as a freelance photojournalist contracted by several different news outlets such as CBS, The Washington Post, and The McClatchy Company.

Reward: The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1 million for any information that leads to the location of Austin’s whereabouts and his safe return.

Contact: If you have any information, please contact the Washington D.C. field office at (202) 278-2000 or email