Johnny William Franklin

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Above Images: Franklin, circa 2008


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 7, 2008 from Tyler, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: July 25, 1955
  • Age: 53 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9 - 5'10, 165 - 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Franklin was last seen in Tyler, Texas on October 7, 2008. He has never been heard from again. On October 21, his vehicle was found abandoned behind Liberty Baptist Church in the 3000 block of north Grand Avenue. There was no sign of Franklin at the scene and no indication of foul play.

    Franklin frequented drug houses prior to his disappearance. He may have taken against his will. His case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Tyler Police Department


    Source Information
    The Tyler Morning Telegraph
    Texas Department of Public Safety


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 26, 2010; alternate height and weight added, details of disappearance updated.

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