David William Barth

Above: Barth, circa 2004


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 30, 2004 from Emigrant Gap, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: September 25, 1933
  • Age: 70 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 185 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, brown eyes. Barth previously broke his leg and he walks with a severe limp as a result. He has a scar on his right arm and he wears prescription eyeglasses with polarized bifocal lenses.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A white short-sleeved t-shirt, a long-sleeved checked cotton shirt colored light blue, dark blue and white with a 17-inch collar, light blue polyester pants, size 9 1/2 EEE Mason shoes, and a white metal ring with a white large stone on his right hand.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Barth was last seen in Emigrant Gap, California on July 30, 2004. His wife saw him sitting on their porch. When she checked on him ten minutes later, he was gone. A neighbor reported seeing him walking eastbound on the railroad tracks near his home. Barth has never been heard from again. Few details are available in his case.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Placer County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 12, 2010; middle name added, distinguishing characteristics, clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.

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