Netherlands/ St. Maarten:--- Police as well as the parents of 24 year old Joaquim Jamal Richards are busy investigating his disappearance. Richards is the son of the former Lt. Governor of St. Maarten Franklyn Richards and former first lady Angela Richards.
According to news reports and Facebook postings, Joaquim Jamal Richards was last seen on October 20th 2011. According to the reports, Richards left his home leaving behind his personal belongings. The parents are appealing to anyone who might have seen him or know the whereabouts of the young man to contact them or police since he should be on medication. Persons who may have information on Richards are advised to contact the police in Groningen. Efforts made to reach the Richards family over the weekend proved futile. SMN News learnt that Interpol is now involved in the search for the missing young man.