Carl Butler Jr.

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Above: Butler, circa 2005

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 1, 2005 from Rocky Mount, North Carolina
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 20, 1948
  • Age: 56 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7 - 5'8, 165 - 178 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown eyes. Butler is bald. He has scars on his abdomen, head, and the right side of his neck, and a tattoo of his name, Carl, on his left arm. His nicknames are Butler El and Be Bop. Butler wears eyeglasses for reading.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A multicolored striped shirt, a brown jacket with red lining, dark blue jeans and white sneakers
  • Medical Conditions: Butler underwent surgery for a brain aneurysm shortly before his disappearance, and was supposed to be taking medication. At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a patch over his right eye and had a feeding tube coming out of his stomach. He left his medication behind.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Butler was seen by his wife at their his home in the vicinity of the 700 block of Marlee Drive in Rocky Mount, North Carolina at 2:00 a.m. on February 1, 2005. Authorities believe he left his home between that time and 5:00 a.m., for unknown reasons. He was last seen at approximately 6:00 a.m. by an off-duty police officer as Butler was walking near the corner of Meadowbrook and Vermin Road. He has never been heard from again. Few details are available in Butler's case; the circumstances surrounding his disappearance are unclear.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Rocky Mount Police Department
    252-972-1443

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    Outpost for Hope
    The Rocky Mount Telegram

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 1, 2005; medical conditions and details of disappearance updated.

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