Hartford Hunter Dunn

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Above: Dunn, circa 2004

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 5, 2004 from Marshall, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 3, 1927
  • Age: 76 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7, 189 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Graying black hair, brown eyes. Dunn wore a long, gray beard at the time of his disappearance. He is a cigar smoker. His nickname is Sweet Papa.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A light blue short-sleeved jumpsuit, white socks, black shoes and possibly a black baseball cap.
  • Medical Conditions: Dunn was in the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease at the time of his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Dunn was last seen on August 5, 2004 at his daughter and son-in-law's residence where he lived in the vicinity of the 200 block of Private Road 4002, off Sue Belle Lake Road, in Marshall, Texas. He is believed to have disappeared between midnight and 7:30 a.m.; Dunn's daughter woke up at 7:30 and found her father gone and the front door open.

    Dunn had been living with his daughter and son-in-law for about three years prior to his disappearance. He has a brother living on Karnack Highway in Marshall and may have tried to visit him, but if so he never arrived there. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Harrison County Sheriff's Office
    903-923-4020

    OR
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    800-346-3243

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    The Marshall News Messenger
    Texas Department of Public Safety

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 9, 2005.

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