Jimmy Wayne Edwards

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Above: Edwards, circa 1978

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 16, 1978 from Lexington, North Carolina
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 22 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'6 - 6'0, 130 - 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Edwards was last seen in Lexington, North Carolina at 2:45 p.m. on August 16, 1978. He lived with his wife and child on Laurel Avenue and worked at the Young Hinkle Furniture Company. He was a member of the Outlaws motorcycle gang and had a falling-out with other members. Shortly before his disappearance, he was allegedly robbed and beaten by other members of the gang. Edwards told his wife he was going to get his money back. He disappeared the next day and has never been heard from again. Foul play is suspected in Edwards's disappearance.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Davidson County Sheriff's Office
    336-242-2123

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    Source Information
    NamUs

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 15, 2013; picture added.

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