Richard Hudson

richard_hudson_004Richard Hudson is a U.S. Marine Corps and Vietnam Veteran who went missing on March 9, 1991 from the Marlboro Psychiatric Hospital in Marlboro Township, New Jersey where he was a patient.  The hospital has since closed.  Demolition of the hospital buildings began in May 2014 and was completed in early 2015.

From wikipedia:

richard_hudson_hospital_001“Marlboro Psychiatric Hospital was a hospital in Marlboro Township, New Jersey which was operated by the State of New Jersey. Construction of the hospital began in 1929. It first opened in early 1931. According to the site plan, the hospital’s campus was on 468 acres. There is a perimeter fence which completely enclosed the property. The land was mostly a rural environment. When it closed, the hospital was on 594 acres, having enlarged the grounds over the years. It opened with a capacity to accommodate 500-800 patients. The grounds construction continued after opening and when completed, the hospital was expected to have a capacity of 2,000 patients. However in 1995, the hospital served an average of 780 adults per day with a staff of 1,157 employees and a total budget of $55.5 million (Fiscal Year 1995). The budget in 1998 was $68 million. The hospital finished demolition in early 2015.”

Richard Hudson was 39 years old when he went missing in March 1991.  Richard Hudson is described as a white male standing 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing approximately 158 pounds at the time of his disappearance.  Richard Hudson has was last know to have brown hair and blue eyes.  He has a scar on his knee and right leg and an unknown tattoo on his right arm. Richard Hudson was last seen wearing a navy blue down jacket and tan pants with sneakers.

If you have any information about the whereabouts of Richard Hudson, contact Detective Louis Freeman with the New Jersey Dept. of Human Services Police at 609-777-1213 reference case # 2008-013599 and case #91-445 (NamUs MP # 9007)

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