Jerome Louis White
White, approximately 1997
Date reported missing : 02/08/1997
Missing location (approx) :
Hickory, North Carolina
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 07/30/1974 (47)
Age at the time of disappearance: 22 years old
Height / Weight : 6'1, 150 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A blue cap, a green coat and blue and white Fila sneakers.
Medical conditions : Jerome was addicted to crack cocaine at the time of his 1997 disappearance.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Jerome may be using the name of his twin brother, Tyrone O'Neal White. Jerome may use the alternate birthdate July 31, 1974.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Jerome was last seen at Center Place Market on South Center Street in Hickory, North Carolina on February 8, 1997. He was seen entering an unidentified vehicle with an unknown Caucasian male at the time. Jerome has never been heard from again.
Jerome's family told authorities that he rarely traveled far from his mother's residence in Hickory and they suspected foul play was involved in Jerome's case. His relatives also stated that he associated with people who were unfamiliar to his family.
Jerome's twin brother, Tyrone, was imprisoned in North Carolina at the time Jerome vanished. Jerome was carrying Tyrone's identification when he disappeared. His case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Hickory Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation
Interactive Missing Person Search Map