Mark Duane Folz

Above Images: Folz, circa 2003

  • Missing Since 01/16/2003
  • Missing From Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth 07/19/1953 (64)
  • Height and Weight 6'0 - 6'1, 225 - 250 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A gold watch on his left wrist.
  • Medical Conditions Folz is diabetic. He requires medication which he does not have with him.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian male. Graying dark brown hair, blue eyes. Both of Folz's legs have been amputated from the knees down; he wears prostheses in their place.He has a tattoo of a teardrop below his right eye.

Details of Disappearance

Folz was last seen at approximately 2:00 p.m. on January 16, 2003, at an automatic teller machine (ATM) in the vicinity of the 1500 block of east Lake Street in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He said he was traveling to Hastings, Minnesota to visit a friend, but he never arrived there. Folz's vehicle, a burgundy or maroon four-door 1991 Ford Taurus with Minnesota license plates numbered DTC-675, is also missing. A photograph of the car is posted below this case summary.

Some reports state Folz was last seen at the Minneapolis Veteran's Administration Medical Center. There has been no activity on his bank accounts. Few details are available in Folz's case, which remains unsolved. Willmar, Minnesota police are investigating.

Above: Folz's car

Investigating Agency

  • Willmar Police Department 320-214-6700

Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated January 6, 2009; alternate height and weight added.