James Otto Hale

Above: Hale, circa 2007


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 17, 2007 from Fenton, Missouri
  • Classification: Missing
  • Age: 37 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Hale's nickname is Jim.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black shirt, a black leather jacket and blue jeans.
  • Bar

    Details of Disappearance

    Hale was last seen at a bar in Fenton, Missouri on March 17, 2007. He was there with an acquaintance he had met for the first time that day. He has never been heard from again. Hale was driving his sister's vehicle at the time of his disappearance; it was later found abandoned at the bus station. He had mentioned wanting to go to San Francisco, California, where his mother and other relatives lived. He did in fact purchase a bus ticket to San Francisco, but he never made contact with his family in either California or Missouri. His disappearance remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Jefferson County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    Missouri Missing


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 9, 2008; casefile added.

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