When a Wyoming cowboy spends a summer weekend visiting family in Nebraska, a disagreement prompts him to take a walk to cool down. He’s expected to return quickly, but when a thunderstorm rolls through, he disappears along with it and a search is launched in this episode of Last Seen Alive.
Chance Englebert grew up on a Wyoming ranch, and attended college on a rodeo scholarship. Here, he’s pictured competing. Source: Visit Cheyanne.
Chance was a hardworking husband and father, who adored his infant son. Family photo.
Chance’s son was only three months old when Chance disappeared on July 6th, 2019.
Pictured: The route from the location where Chance began his walk (on O Street) to where he was last seen on security camera footage. Source: Google Maps.
Sources used to research this episode:
Missing: Chance Englebert Vanishes in a Tiny Nebraska Town (Rich McHugh and Tom Palmer / News Nation Now)
Chance Englebert Timeline (Uncovered.com)
Wyoming’s Missing People Part 1 (Jennifer Kocher / Cowboy State Daily)
Former Legislator, Private Investigators Tracking Case of Missing Moorcroft Man (Jennifer Kocher / Cowboy State Daily)
Bone Found Near Scottsbluff Not Believed to Belong to Chance Englebert (KNLV Radio)
The Fourth of July is One of the Deadliest Days for Drunk Driving (German Lopez / vox.com)
If you know anything about the disappearance of Chance Englebert, please call the Gering Police Department at 308-436-5088.