Omar Jabree Gibson

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Above Images: Gibson, circa 2012

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 25, 2012 from Gainesville, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: April 23, 1986
  • Age: 26 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10 - 5'11, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Gibson has a tattoo on his left forearm of a flower (possibly a rose) with a cross and the name "Dorothy Ferguson."
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A tank top, long shorts (possibly denim), Jordan slippers, a gold chain with a cross and a gold chain with a medallion reading "Stokey" which is possibly surrounded by diamonds.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Gibson was last seen at the Palms of Brook Valley apartment complex in the 1100 block of northwest 39th Avenue in Gainesville, Florida at 9:30 p.m. on July 25, 2012. He didn't live there; his address was in the 1100 block southeast 20th Street. He has never been heard from again. Two days later, his dark blue 2003 Honda Accord was found abandoned at the Palms of Brook Valley apartment complex where he'd been last seen.

    Maurice Marsalis Terry was the last person to see Gibson before his disappearance. In September, he was arrested on a drug conspiracy charge. Terry told investigators he and Gibson planned to buy three pounds of cocaine from an unidentified individual at the apartment complex the night Gibson disappeared. To avoid a possible robbery, the plan was that Gibson would purchase the drugs, then give them to Terry, who was waiting at a nearby school. Terry would then take the cocaine home. Terry claimed Gibson never showed up to deliver the drugs.

    It's uncharacteristic of Gibson to leave without warning, but the circumstances of his disappearance are unclear. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Gainesville Police Department
    352-334-2411

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    Source Information
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    NamUs
    The Alligator
    The Gainesville Sun
    Facebook Page for Omar Gibson

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated January 2, 2016; picture added.

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