Jason Anthony Franks

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Above Images: Franks, circa 2001


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 9, 2001 from Klamath, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 19, 1980
  • Age: 21 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'0, 153 - 165 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Blond hair, blue/hazel eyes. Franks may have a mustache, beard or a goatee. He has one partial upper front tooth. Franks has a cross and black dots tattooed on his right hand and a skull tattoo and an unfinished tattoo of a demon on his right shoulder. His nickname is J (may be spelled "Jay"). He has scars on his nose and he has previously fractured his left arm.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A heavy gold chain necklace.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Franks was last seen camping near the Klamath, California / Chiloquin, Oregon area on August 9, 2001. His friends left him alone at the campsite while they went to town. When they returned, Franks was gone. He has never been heard from again. The circumstances surrounding Franks's disappearance are unclear and authorities stated many people connected with the case hadn't cooperated with the investigation. He was a resident of Alturas, California in 2001.


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

    Klamath County, Oregon Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    Missing Persons Throughout The World
    California Attorney General's Office
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    The Klamath Falls Herald and News


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated January 5, 2014; distinguishing characteristics and clothing/jewelry description updated.

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