After 80 days, investigation continues into US man missing in Costa Rica

By Zach Dyer

Brian Lynn Hogue went missing while traveling between San José and Guápiles, where he lives, on June 1, 2015.

(Courtesy OIJ)

More than two months after his father disappeared, Jeff Hogue hasn’t lost hope. As Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) continue to search for Brian Hogue, who has been missing since June, Jeff Hogue traveled to Costa Rica to meet with his father’s friends in search of clues to his whereabouts.

Brian Hogue, a 64-year-old U.S. citizen and Costa Rican resident living outside the Caribbean slope town of Guápiles, was last seen in San José on June 1 driving a gold 2002 Suzuki XL7. Hogue has lived in Costa Rica for five years near Guápiles, 68 kilometers northeast of the capital, with his wife and their son. He also owns property on the Nicoya Peninsula, near Cóbano, Puntarenas. When Hogue did not return from a trip to his Cóbano property, a neighbor reported him missing on June 12.

The family is offering a ₡2.5 million reward for anyone with information on his whereabouts.

Jeff Hogue said his father loves Costa Rica and is a proud member of his community. He said his father and stepmother had planned to retire here on a … continue reading

Via:: Tico Times