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Police Investigating Disappearance of Former MTV VJ

Jul 24, 2018  •  Post A Comment

Authorities in Riverside, Calif., are investigating the disappearance July 19 of former MTV VJ and “TRL” host Jesse Camp. Deadline reports that Camp’s sister, Marisha Camp, reported his disappearance.

“Marisha told authorities that her brother, whose real name is Josiah, was depressed, but not suicidal,” Deadline reports. “The Riverside Police Department posted a recent picture of Jesse Camp and description on their Facebook page and says that ‘there does not appear to be anything suspicious at this time regarding Jesse being missing other than his ceased contact with family and friends.’”

In a story on Instagram, Marisha Camp said: “I can’t begin to thank everyone who reached out to express their concern and support after my brother Jesse went MIA. He truly has the most beautiful friends from all walks of life, and he is SO LOVED.”

Deadline adds: “Jesse Camp was the winner of MTV’s ‘Wanna Be a VJ’ in 1998 after being homeless. He went on to host ‘TRL’ and then pursued a music career with his 1999 debut album ‘Jesse & the 8th Street Kidz.'”

Josiah “Jesse” Camp (Riverside PD-Facebook)

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