James Olin Fross III

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Above: Fross, circa 1987

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 28, 1987 from McAllen, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: March 19, 1963
  • Age: 24 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 155 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, green eyes. Fross has a scar on one of his knees. He wears eyeglasses or contact lenses. Fross's nickname is Jimmy.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A gold chain necklace and a wristwatch.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Fross was last seen on March 28, 1987. He was en route from McAllen, Texas to South Padre Island, Texas at the time of his disappearance. He has never been heard from again. Fross's vehicle was discovered abandoned at the jetties in Isla Blanca Park, a camping facility near South Padre Island, shortly after his disappearance. There was no sign of Fross at the scene. Foul play is suspected in his case. South Padre Island police are investigating.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    South Padre Island Police Department
    956-761-5454

    OR
    Texas Department Of Public Safety
    800-346-3243

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    Source Information
    Texas Department Of Public Safety
    The Doe Network

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 30, 2005; law enforcement contact added.

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