Douglas Gene Bowers

Above: Bowers, circa 1997


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 14, 1997 from Worth Township, Michigan
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 22, 1947
  • Age: 50 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 125 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Graying blond hair, blue eyes. Bowers wears prescription eyeglasses. He has a beard.
  • Bar

    Details of Disappearance

    Bowers was last seen at Waylon's Roadhouse Bar on Lakeshore Road in Worth Township, Michigan on November 14, 1997. He lived in an apartment above the establishment. He has never been heard from again. On December 8, Bowers's 1985 Buick Electra station wagon was found in the parking lot of a Meijer store in Fort Gratiot, Michigan. Blood was on one of the car windows.

    An extensive search of the area surrounding the Meijer store produced no evidence as to Bowers's whereabouts. Foul play is suspected in his case; his disappearance is considered to be a possible homicide.


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


    Source Information
    Michigan State Police
    The Port Huron Times Herald


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 5, 2010; distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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