Feb 24, 2011 7:14 PM by Melissa Anderson

Cold Case: 1999 disappearance of Shannon LaBau

It was February 23, 1999, when 23-year-old Shannon LaBau of Helena disappeared.

You may have seen the "Missing" posters across town and in the post office.

Friends and family of Shannon LaBau want to put an end to not knowing what happened to him.

The last time he was seen, he was reportedly on his way to Townsend with a friend.

Detective Rich Drysdale of the Helena Police Department said, "Shannon LaBau was last seen on February 23, 1999, withdrawing money from the Helena Community Credit Union on Getchell, and left with a friend to the Townsend area, never to be seen again. His family has been desperately wanting information in trying to identify the location of where Shannon may be, to recover his remains if they're in the area."

If you have any information about the disappearance or Shannon's whereabouts, please contact the Helena Police Detectives at 447-8471.

In the event your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward through Crimestoppers.


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