Famous former TV personality reported missing
Famous MTV personality was reported missing by his sister after he remained for more than a week without contacting his family.
Josiah "Jesse" Camp was reported missing to Riverside Police in California by his sister Marisha Camp on July 19, according to the public information shared on a Facebook post from the Riverside Police Department.
According to CBS, Camp rose to fame in 1998 when he became an MTV VJ after winning the network’s first “Wanna Be a VJ” contest. Friends and family have been sharing concerned messages on social media, asking anyone for information on his whereabouts.
"His normal reporting contact with family members stopped a week prior and they were concerned," says the report, adding that no foul play or imminent danger was suspected at this time for Camp. Read more on our Twitter account @amomama_usa.
Marisha told authorities that her brother was depressed, but not suicidal. The Riverside Police Department posted a recent picture of Jesse Camp and description on their Facebook page so people could easily recognize him.
“I can’t begin to thank everyone who reached out to express their concern and support after my brother Jesse went MIA,” said Marisha on social media. “He truly has the most beautiful friends from all walks of life, and he is SO LOVED.”
My friend Jesse Camp’s sister and many friends would love any information about his whereabouts. Please and thanks. Message her or me. pic.twitter.com/j6wCwFgDDx— Jeff B. Davis (@JeffBryanDavis) July 20, 2018
She continues, “Jesse was last seen in California last week but has not reached out to us yet. What he needs more than anything is kindness and love… Please keep him in your prayers. If you see him, please let him know that many, many people care.”
Luckily, on July 24, five days after the missing person report was published, authorities revealed that Camp is no longer considered missing; he was contacted by a local law enforcement agency and not in need of any assistance. His family has been notified.”
After winning the MTV contest in the late '90s, Camp tried his hands at music with his album, "Jesse & the 8th Street Kidz." But shortly after, he seemed to have removed himself from the public eye.