Robert James Dowd

Above: Dowd, circa 2007


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 7, 2007 from Los Angeles County, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: November 12, 1975
  • Age: 31 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 150 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Dowd has his last name "DOWD" tattooed on his upper back.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black and gray denim jacket, blue jeans and black work boots.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Dowd was last seen by his brother at 11:30 a.m. on January 7, 2007, in Los Angeles County, California. He left to return his sister's silver 2003 Honda Civic Del Sol, but never arrived. He has never been heard from again. Dowd's sister's vehicle was found abandoned at Azusa Canyon in the Angeles National Forest later that same day.

    Dowd's loved ones did not report him missing until January 21, because he had a habit of dropping out of sight for days at a time. He has never been gone for this long before, however, His disappearance remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The San Gabriel Valley Tribune


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 17, 2008; distinguishing characteristics, clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.

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