Public's Assistance Requested in Missing Person Investigation


Charlotte, N.C. – (Tuesday, August 17, 2021) – Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Missing Person Unit are requesting the public's assistance in locating 39-year-old Brian John Kemppainen.

Kemppainen was last seen around 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, near his residence in the 7700 Block of Wingmont Drive.  Kemppainen is believed to be driving his black 2013 Harley-Davidson FLS Softtail Slim motorcycle with North Carolina license plate 6Z9083. He was last seen wearing a red shirt and khaki shorts.  Kemppainen's family says this behavior is unusual for Kemppainen and they are concerned for his wellbeing.

Anyone with information on Kemppainen's whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.  For additional information, please refer to the report: 2021-0811-2057-03.