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Find Missing James Dale Yarbrough!

Find Missing James Dale Yarbrough!

Find Missing James Dale Yarbrough!
He is missing from his parent’s home.
He left all his personal belongings behind.
Including his wallet.
This was 19 years ago.
Where is James Dale Yarbrough?

Find Missing James Dale Yarbrough!

Find Missing James Dale Yarbrough! James Dale Yarbrough has been missing since September 15, 1999. He is missing from Palmyra, Missouri. James Dale Yarbrough is classified as an endangered missing person. Her year of birth is unknown. At the time of his disappearance, Yarbrough was 30 years old. His current age is 39 years old. James Dale Yarbrough is a Caucasian male. He is described as 6’0″ tall and 180 pounds. His hair is brown and his eyes are brown.

James Dale Yarbrough may have a mustache, beard or a goatee. He wears eyeglasses. He goes by his middle name, Dale. When he was last seen, Yarbrough was wearing a yellow CONGO t-shirt, blue jeans and sneakers.

Find Missing James Dale Yarbrough!

James Dale Yarbrough resided with his parents on their 200-acre farm near Palmyra, Missouri. He was last seen inside their house during the morning hours of September 15, 1999.

James Dale Yarbrough’s mother noticed that he left all of his personal belongings behind. This included his wallet. She assumed her son would return home shortly. For all of his vehicles were parked near the family’s farm. Yarbrough’s mother became concerned when he failed to contact anyone by 12:00 P.M. He has never been heard from again.

James Dale Yarbrough’s mother made statements to authorities. She told them that she did not hear any cars approach their residence during the morning of her son’s disappearance. He left a large amount of money in his bank account, which has remained untouched since September 1999. There has not been any activity on Yarbrough’s Social Security number either. His loved ones walked around the family’s property after he was reported missing, but no evidence related to his case was discovered.

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A New Investigator on the Case

A new sheriff was elected in Marion County, Missouri in January 2000. Yarbrough’s father requested that law enforcement look into his son’s disappearance again shortly afterwards. There was speculation that the former sheriff did not thoroughly investigate Yarbrough’s case, an accusation that he denied.

The former sheriff said that he believed Yarbrough may have left of his own accord to start a new life. But he admitted there was no evidence to support his theory. The new sheriff’s administration followed numerous unconfirmed sightings of Yarbrough. These were reported from St. Louis, Missouri, Texas and Memphis, Tennessee. All of the incidents proved to be false leads.

The Yarbrough family’s farm was extensively searched by law enforcement in June 2002. This was nearly three years after his disappearance. The former sheriff did not conduct an extensive investigation of the area in 1999. Yarbrough occasionally walked to a wooded area on the property near the Fabius River. It did not appear that he was injured in an accident at the location.

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James Dale Yarbrough vanished during bow scouting for the deer season. But authorities stated that they did not believe his disappearance was related to the event. Investigators announced that they completed a thorough search of the property at the end of June 2002. But no evidence connected to Yarbrough’s case was discovered. The farm encompasses rough terrain with numerous steep inclines.

Rumors persisted that Yarbrough visited Jim Gibson prior to his disappearance. Gibson was a local resident who was convicted of child molestation after Yarbrough vanished in 1999. Authorities interviewed Gibson at a prison in Jefferson City, Missouri during the summer of 2002. They announced that Gibson was not involved in his case. Investigators do believe that several individuals in the local area have information that could solve Yarbough’s disappearance, however.

James Dale Yarbrough was employed as an asphalter for several local asphalt companies in 1999. He enjoyed playing pool and his favorite beverage was Mountain Dew. Yarbrough did not smoke or drink alcohol at the time he went missing. His disappearance remains unsolved.

Find Missing James Dale Yarbrough!

James Dale Yarbrough has been missing for 19 years. Unfortunately, authorities initially believed that he had left of his own accord to start a new life. This may have affected the early search for him. Now he is being called endangered, which he apparently was wasn’t initially treated as. His parents, who have been proactive in his search, are seeking answers. So are the rest of his loved ones. Where is James Dale Yarbrough? Someone (s)knows something. Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of James Dale Yarbrough? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) responsible for his disappearance?

Do you have any information? You may contact the Marion County Sheriff’s Office A: (573) 769-2077. You may contact the Missouri State Highway Patrol Toll-Free Telephone Line at: (800) 877-3452. The Missing Persons Unit provides a toll-free hotline for parents, law enforcement agencies or others to provide information about missing and unidentified persons. You may email: missingpersons@mshp.dps.mo.gov

Agency Name: Marion County Sheriff’s Office
Agency Contact Person: Deputy Gloria Hobbs
Agency Phone Number: 573-629-0410
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 99-207

NCIC Case Number: M-970199100
NamUs Case Number: 5462

James Dale Yarbrough has a Missouri State Highway Patrol poster. Click here to view it.
Tapatalk.com has a dedicated page for James Dale Yarbrough. Click here and learn more.
James Dame Yarbrough has a Doe Network. Click here to view it.
James Dale Yarbrough has a NamUs profile. Click here to view it.
James Dale Yarbrough has a National Missing Persons profile. Click here and learn more.
The above information is found on James Dale Yarbrough’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.
The above images and additional information are courtesy of Missouri Missing.


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