David Clark Knowles

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Above Images: Knowles, circa 2006


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 17, 2006 from Dunsmuir, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: March 13, 1963
  • Age: 43 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7, 175 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, green eyes. Knowles has a six- to seven-inch scar on the inside of his left arm, a one-inch scar on his neck, and a large scar on his chest from open-heart surgery. He has a small gap between his upper teeth.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black tank top, blue and white plaid shorts, white socks, black velcro sneakers and a maroon 49ers baseball cap.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Knowles was last seen in the evening of August 17, 2006 at a campground on Interstate 5, fifteen miles south of Dunsmuir, California. He left to use the toilet and has never been heard from again. All of his personal belongings were left behind with the exception of his wallet. There has been no activity on Knowles's credit cards or bank accounts since his disappearance.

    Knowles is described as an experienced camper. He was employed as a truck driver at the time of his disappearance, and resided in Orland, California.


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


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Red Bluff Daily News
    The Orland Press-Register


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 19, 2007; casefile added.

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