Jeffrey L. Ashford

Above: Ashford, circa 1998


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 28, 1998 from Jefferson City, Missouri
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: September 27, 1973
  • Age: 24 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 126 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Ashford's nickname is Jeff.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A t-shirt and jeans.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Ashford is a former student of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. He was visiting a residence hall on campus in the 800 block of Chestnut Street during the early afternoon of April 28, 1998 when he received an electronic page and made a telephone call. He told the person at the other end of the line to meet him outside. Ashford was last seen leaving the parking lot in a vehicle with other individuals. He left his own car behind. He has never been heard from again.

    Foul play is suspected in Ashford's disappearance. He resided in St. Louis, Missouri at the time he went missing.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Jefferson City Area Crimestoppers


    Source Information
    Jeff City Area Crimestoppers
    Missouri State Highway Patrol


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 27, 2009; middle initial added.

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