Jesse Camp, a former MTV VJ has gone missing. A spokesman for the Riverside Police Department in California confirmed on Monday that Camp, whose real name is Josiah Camp, was reported missing on July 19 by his sister.
Camp, 38, became famous 1998 when he became an MTV VJ after winning the network’s first “Wanna Be a VJ” contest. He had previously been homeless.
An ex-girlfriend of Camp ’s has tried reaching out to him but told cops a stranger picked up his cell phone and said that Camp had given him the phone and three bags of property. The police spokesman said that Camp’s sister said he had been depressed lately but didn’t indicate if he was suicidal.