Updated: Jan 9, 2022
Missing Since November 4, 2018
James Bernard Liedtka was wearing jeans and a baseball cap when he disappeared in the early morning hours of Sunday, November 4, 2018. He was last seen leaving Shenanigans Bar on Water Street in Eau Claire between 1-3AM with one or possibly two women.
Shortly after his disappearance, an official search was conducted of the Chippewa River, but to no avail. As part of the official investigation, security footage was gathered from locations Liedtka is believed to have visited on the night he disappeared.
James is an Army veteran and was a University of Wisconsin-Stout student at the time he went missing. He is Asian with short black hair and brown eyes; he stands around 5'7" and weighs roughly 170 pounds. His friends and family have established a Facebook page called "Bring James Liedtka Home" to help provide information to the public regarding this search.
Any leads or information should be directed to:
Eau Claire Police Department
Detective Ryan Lambeseder