George Erick James

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Above Images: James, circa 1998

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 23, 1998 from Montgomery, Alabama
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 17, 1976
  • Age: 22 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'1, 170 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. James may use the last name Conquest. His nickname is Caesar. He has a lighthouse tattooed on his chest, a skull tattooed on the right side of his neck, the word "Brick" tattooed on his right arm, and the name "Robin" tattooed on the underside of his right forearm. A photograph of the skull tattoo is posted below this case summary.
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    Details of Disappearance

    James was last seen in Montgomery, Alabama on November 23, 1998. He had an argument with his mother and left her home angrily. He has never been heard from again. He was carrying somewhere between $6,000 and $14,000 in cash on him when he disappeared; a married girlfriend had allegedly given him the money so he could move away and start a new life. James's car was found on Interstate 65 near Evergreen, Alabama, over 80 miles from his mother's home, in March 1999.

    Authorities initially believed James traveled to Florida or to Mobile, Alabama after his disappearance and sought work in the construction industry, but now he is considered a probable homicide victim. He has a criminal record and once served time in prison for burglary. His case remains unsolved.

    Skull Tattoo
    Above: James's skull tattoo

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Elmore County Sheriff's Department
    334-567-5441

    OR
    205-755-4242

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    Source Information
    Alabama Department of Public Safety
    The Child Seek Network
    The Montgomery Advertiser
    The City of Montgomery
    NamUs

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    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 26, 2011; picture added.

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