University of Portland freshman missing from campus

Missing Persons

Owen Klinger was last seen leaving Christie Hall around 7:30 p.m. Sunday

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A freshman at the University of Portland has been reported missing by family and friends, the university said.

Owen Klinger, 18, was last seen leaving Christie Hall on the university campus around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, October 6.

The Portland native is about 6-feet-1-inches tall and 165 pounds. Klinger has shoulder-length brown hair. He was last seen wearing a light blue hoodie, jeans, sneakers and carrying a drawstring backpack.

This photo shows what Owen was last seen wearing before going missing on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (PPB)

The University published the following statement with his missing persons bulletin:

“We share in the concern of Owen’s family, roommates and friends in seeking knowledge of his whereabouts.  For Owen to go more than 24 hours without any contact with those who know him is unusual.  Anyone who may have seen or had contact with Owen since Sunday night is urged to call University of Portland Public Safety at (503) 943-7161; or the Portland Police Bureau (503) 823-3333.  With the community’s help, we hope and pray for Owen’s safe return.”

If you have seen Klinger or know of his whereabouts, please call Portland Police.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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