Jamie Martin Thornton

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Left: Jamie, circa 1996;
Right: Age-progression to age 28 (circa 2012)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 4, 1986 from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: November 12, 1984
  • Age: 1 year old
  • Height and Weight: 3'2, 30 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Jamie has a birthmark on his right thigh. His nickname is J.T.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A green tank top, blue shorts and blue sneakers.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Jamie was last seen playing with his five-year-old cousin in the front yard of his family's residence near Chartiers Creek in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 4, 1986. The creek was swollen with rain and had risen to a level six feet higher than normal. Authorities believe he may have fallen in and drowned, his body swept away. After his disappearance, there was a report that Jamie was alive and living somewhere in New Jersey. His mother hopes he is still alive. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Pittsburgh Police Department
    412-665-4000

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    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    The Missing Persons CyberCenter
    The Altoona Mirror
    Baldwin-Whitehall Patch

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    Updated 5 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 11, 2013; age-progression updated.

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