Benjamin P. Saxton

Saxton, circa 2015

  • Missing Since 08/09/2015
  • Missing From Palmer, Nebraska
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race White
  • Age 41 years old
  • Height and Weight 6'2, 224 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A black shirt, black shorts, white socks and black shoes.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes.

Details of Disappearance

Saxton was last seen walking southbound on 61A Spur in Palmer, Nebraska at 3:30 p.m. on August 9, 2015. He disappeared after leaving Life Quest at the Coolidge Center. He has never been heard from again.

Life Quest at the Coolidge Center, a residential home for mentally ill individuals, was shut down by the state in November 2017, after a resident died of neglect. The state cited numerous care deficiencies at the facility, as well as abuse and neglect of residents.

Investigating Agency

  • Merrick County Sheriff's Office 308-946-2345

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated April 2, 2018; casefile added.