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Heracles (Hercules) - Missing Person Report: Hylas

Missing Person Report: Hylas

Case Description: The hero Heracles filed a missing person report for his friend Hylas, who disappeared while sailing with Jason and the Argonauts on their famous quest for the Golden Fleece. Heracles believes that the young man has been kidnapped by water nymphs.

Case Status: Pending. Hylas has not been located, although the echo of his voice has been heard from the pond where he was last seen.

Full details on this case are filed away in the story of Heracles: Later Adventures and Death.