James Oliver Brown Jr.
James, approximately 2013
Date reported missing : 11/28/2013
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Missing
Gender : Male
Age at the time of disappearance: 61 years old
Height / Weight : 6'0, 160 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : An orange or rust-colored zip-up coat, blue jeans with gold stitching on the back pockets, tan lace-up work boots, a silver chain necklace and a dark gray or black stocking cap. He often wears sunglasses.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. James has a large black mole on his right cheek below his eye and a birthmark on his right side near his ribcAge at the time of disappearance: . He had a black mustache at the time of his disappearance. His nickname is Jimmy. James has pins implanted in his left ankle. He wears eyeglasses for reading.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : James was last seen walking in the vicinity of Neal's Corner Road in Clover, Virginia on November 28, 2013. It was Thanksgiving Day. He has never been heard from again.
Curiously, James isn't the only missing person in his family; his sister, Hattie Brown, disappeared from Halifax County, Virginia in 2009. The cases aren't thought to be connected and both remain unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Halifax County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
Virginia State Police
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