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Find Missing Demetrius Jermain Elder!

Find Missing Demetrius Jermain Elder!
Find Missing Demetrius Jermain Elder!

Find missing Demetrius Jermain Elder!
He is missing from someone’s home.
He went missing with a friend
Whose information and photos are unknown.
This all happened over 21 years ago.
Where is this missing young man?

Find Missing Demetrius Jermain Elder!

Find Missing Demetrius Jermain Elder!

Missing Since
Missing From
Dallas, Texas
Endangered Missing
Date of Birth
03/14/1976 (42 to 43 years old current age)
Age when last seen
21 years old
Height and Weight
5’10, 215 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description when last seen
A white Nike t-shirt, aqua Nike warm-up pants, blue Nike sneakers, and possibly a gold chain with a pendant reading “SKEE.” A photograph of the pendant is posted with this case summary below.
Medical Conditions
Demetrius Jermain Elder is diabetic.
Distinguishing Characteristics
African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Elder may have a mustache, beard or a goatee. He has a tattoo on his right arm with a picture of his late father, Monroe Elder Jr., with the dates “1935 – 1995” and the phrase “I Believe.” Elder’s nickname is Skee-Boo.

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This is the pendant that Demetrius Jermain Elder was wearing when he was last seen.

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Demetrius Jermain Elder was last seen at a residence. It was located on Dryden Avenue in Dallas, Texas This incident occurred on September 25, 1997. He was accompanied by his friend, Demerick Walker, at the time of his disappearance. Neither of the men has been heard from again. Walker’s photos and vital statistics are unavailable.

Elder’s safety deposit box was discovered empty inside his apartment shortly afterwards. He won a $30,000 settlement from a west Dallas smelter. It was the the result of possible lead contamination prior to his disappearance. His pickup truck was found abandoned in Lancaster, Texas.

Elder’s brother received a phone call from an unidentified male in October 1997. The individual allegedly threatened Elder’s brother and instructed him to leave his business alone or risk being killed. The man reportedly claimed that Elder was a homicide victim. His case remains unsolved.

Find Missing Demetrius Jermain Elder!

Demetrius Jermain Elder has been missing for over 21 years. He was last seen at someone’s home. Who lived in the home at the time? Who was the homeowner? What happened to his friend who reportedly vanished with him? Elder’s vehicle had been found abandoned. What happened to Elder surrounding that time? An unidentified male had later threatened Elder’s brother. Did he actually have anything to do with Elder’s disappearance? Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Demetrius Jermain Elder? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) responsible for his disappearance?

Texas Department of Public Safety
Agency Case Number: M9806003
NCIC Number: M-716223749
NamUs MP9090

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