Neal Louis Boware

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Above Images: Boware, circa 2006

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 24, 2006 from Akron, Ohio
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: April 6, 1985
  • Age: 21 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 180 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Biracial (African-American/Asian) male. Black hair, brown eyes. Boware wears wire-framed eyeglasses. He has growth lumps on both knees, a scar above his ankle and a pierced left ear. His nickname is Neal Beal. Boware is of Korean descent.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A red t-shirt, blue jeans, white K-Swiss sneakers, and a watch with a gold band on his left wrist.
  • Medical Conditions: Boware suffers from paranoid schizophrenia is in need of medication. He has previously threatened to harm himself.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Boware was last seen at approximately 5:30 p.m. on July 24, 2006 on Thornton Street between south Broadway and Wolfledge in Akron, Ohio. He and his mother were walking home from at doctor's appointment at 5:30 p.m. when they stopped at a store. While his mother was inside making a purchase, Boware ran out and jumped off a bridge. A train was running underneath it at the time. His mother contacted the police, but by the time they arrived at the scene, Boware was gone. He has never been heard from again. Boware resided in the 100 block of Ogle Terrace at the time of his disappearance. His case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Akron Police Department
    330-375-2181

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    Central Ohio Crime Stoppers
    Akron Police Department
    NamUs
    Blog About Neal Boware

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    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 10, 2015; details of disappearance updated.

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