Various media have reported that Austin Tice a reporter for several media outlets including CBS News, The Washington Post and McClatchy Newspapers has not been heard from since mid-month of August.
Tice entered Syria in May without a visa and may be in the custody of Syria government forces.
So far the Syrian government has ignored questions from the US State Department as to the whereabouts of Tice.
On October 1, 2012 The Telegraph reported a video (below) shows Tice alive and being pushed and shoved by unknown gunmen up a hill. The date of the video according to the article is unknown. Austin Tice is still missing.