Billy Joe Gingery

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Above Images: Gingery, circa 2001


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 7, 2001 from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: August 1, 1974
  • Age: 27 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 170 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Gingery has thinning hair and various scars all over his body. He has tattoos on both arms and on his left hand. Gingery uses the aliases Bill Phillips, Joe Gongery, Erik Phillips, and Billy Weldon.
  • Medical Conditionss: Gingery suffers from alcoholism and a drug addiction. He may also be mentally ill.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Gingery was last seen in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on September 7, 2001. He has never been heard from again. He may have traveled to the Austin, Texas area after his disappearance, possibly with a male friend known only by his nickname, Mace. Gingery is known to associate with squatters, people who move into unoccupied buildings without the owner's permission. It is unknown what happened to him. Texas authorities are assisting with the investigation.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office

    Texas Department of Public Safety


    Source Information
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    Louisiana Repository for Unidentified and Missing People


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 20, 2006; picture added.

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