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Kidnapping of Paul Edwin Overby, Jr.

Khost City Afghanistan | May 2014

In mid-May of 2014, Paul Edwin Overby, Jr., an American writer, disappeared in Khost Province, Afghanistan, where he was conducting research for a self-authored book. Prior to his disappearance, Overby suggested that he planned to cross the border into Pakistan in furtherance of his research.

Overby is a white male, 5’9” (175 centimeters) tall, and weighs 170 pounds (77 kilograms). He has white hair that may be shaved and has hazel eyes. Overby suffers from an inner-ear canal ailment that requires treatment and medicine. He was last seen in Khost City, Afghanistan, in mid-May of 2014, while conducting research in furtherance of a new self-authored book.

The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice program is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the location, recovery, and return of Paul Overby.

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Kidnapping of Paul Edwin Overby, Jr.
Kidnapping of Paul Edwin Overby, Jr.