#MISSING: Alfonso Cotton, 50 - Lake Oswego, OREGON (missing since December 9, 2013 - reward offered)

On December 9, 2013, stamp collector Alfonso Cotton left his condo in Lake Oswego to go make a sale to a stranger. He hasn't been seen since.
His van was found at a Southeast Portland gas station and his wallet was found floating in the Willamette River.  Now, more than a year later, there are as many or more questions still out there.
Cotton, 50, was the father of two teens.
His wife, Lori Young, said she believes foul play was invovled, "because he would never just walk away from his kids. Never!"
Shortly after he was last seen, investigators found his van abandoned at a gas station on SE 98th and Divison in Portland. His wallet was found floating in the water near the Burnside Bridge.
Cotton's family said someone used his ATM card the night he disappeared but it's not clear if it was him.
"Mr. Cotton is still considered a missing person," said Lake Oswego Police Sgt. Tom Hamann. "We are still investigating the case, and we're not assuming anything."
His sister, Urania Cotton, spoke with KOIN 6 News from her home in Los Angeles, where Alfonso grew up. She said he was close to his family, his mom and his neices and nephews.
She believes his stamp collection, worth thousands of dollars, may have been a factor in his disappearance. He had posted an online ad looking for a buyer.
"My mother told him if he sells, to don't be by himself," she said.
His wife doesn't think the stamp collection is the key, but she is convinced somebody knows what happened.
"I am begging for anyone with any kind of knowledge, anything. I just want closure for my kids, so my kids can sleep at night," Lori Young said. "Whatever that closure may be — who knows — but it will never end for my kids until there's some kind of closure."
The family is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to where Alfonso Cotton is.
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