Byron Augustus Freeman

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Above Images: Freeman, circa 2006

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 24, 2006 from Franklin, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: December 14, 1935
  • Age: 70 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8 - 5'10, 150 - 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Gray hair, brown eyes. Freeman wears wire-framed eyeglasses. Some agencies give his middle name as "Augusta." His nickname is Babe. Freeman frequently blinks hie eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A green jumpsuit, a watch and possibly a ring.
  • Medical Conditions: Freeman is believed to be in the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease. He may be disoriented as the result of his condition.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Freeman was traveling to a class reunion in Palestine, Texas at the time of his disappearance. He was last seen on U. S. Highway 79 in Franklin, Texas on June 24, 2006, walking away from his rental car. He has never been heard from again. His rental vehicle, as a gray 2006 Lincoln Town Car with Texas license plates numbered 332KWK, was found parked along U. S. Highway 79 the day after his disappearance. It had run out of gas.

    Freeman is a resident of Los Angeles, California. He may be disoriented and may believe he is still in the Los Angeles area. Due to his mental condition he is considered to be at risk. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Anderson County Sheriff's Office
    903-729-6068

    OR
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    800-346-3243

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    North American Missing Persons Network
    The Eagle
    Carole Sund/Carrington Memorial Reward Foundation
    Texas Department of Public Safety

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated January 24, 2007; casefile added.

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