Corey Gilbert

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Top Row and Bottom Left: Corey, circa 1984;
Bottom Right: Age-progression to age 31 (circa 2009)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 16, 1984 from Jefferson, Louisiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: November 29, 1978
  • Age: 6 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'0, 55 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Black short hair, brown eyes. Two of Corey's bottom teeth were missing at the time of his disappearance.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A royal blue muscle shirt or tank top with white trim, blue jeans and white sneakers with red and blue stripes or blue sneakers with red stripes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Corey was last seen at the Ten-To-Ten grocery store in the 3200 block of Jefferson Highway in Jefferson, Louisiana at 12:30 p.m. on December 16, 1984. He and another boy were playing a video game and the boy turned his back to Corey, and when he turned around, Corey was gone. He has never been heard from again.

    Corey lived in the 500 block of Causeway Boulevard at the time of his disappearance. He may have fallen into the Mississippi River, but his body was never recovered; it is unclear what happened to him.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office
    504-364-5300

    OR
    504-349-5322

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    Source Information
    Jefferson Parrish Sheriff's Office
    The Doe Network
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    The Opelousas Daily World
    The Times-Picayune

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    Updated 6 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 28, 2017; clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.

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