I tried to use Advanced Search and specified a contact id which I know is in the database. There are no other filters yet I get no results.

No matches found for:
Contact ID = 54862

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  • I tested this on 5.15.1 and 5.13.4 and it does seems to work for me. Can you confirm Civi version and you not using any custom extension or module Commented Jul 17, 2019 at 9:18

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It turns out the contact had been deleted and was in the trash.

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