Jessie Curtis Edwards Sr.
Edwards, approximately 2007
Date reported missing : 11/04/2007
Missing location (approx) :
Holly Bluff, Mississippi
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
Age at the time of disappearance: 76 years old
Height / Weight : 5'9, 180 - 190 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A blue shirt, blue jeans and a green hat.
Medical conditions : Edwards was in the early stAge at the time of disappearance: of Alzheimer's Disease at the time of his disappearance.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: African-American male. Graying black hair, brown eyes. Edwards's nickname is Lil Bro. He may use his initals, J.C., or the alias name Jake Edwards.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Edwards was last seen in his hometown of Holly Bluff, Mississippi on November 4, 2007. The family member who last saw him at home in the 200 block of Bowie Quarter Road fell asleep on the couch at 2:00 a.m. When she woke up at 6:00 a.m., he was gone.
Two witnesses later said they saw Edwards walking on a road thirty miles from town during the early morning hours. He has never been heard from again. At the time of his disappearance, he was spending nights at his daughter's home and staying at a nursing home during the day.
Edwards was a farmer his whole life. His wife died about a year before his disappearance. His daughter believes he may have been a homicide victim. His case remains unsolved.
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