Asia Nicole Martin

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Above Images: Martin, circa 2005

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 27, 2005 from Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: November 5, 1985
  • Age: 19 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'1 - 5'2, 120 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Martin is unable to bend her left pinky finger. Her ears are double-pierced, her navel is pierced and her lower teeth are crooked. Her nickname is Nikkie.
  • Medical Conditions: Martin has an unspecified medical condition.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Martin last spoke to her mother at approximately 8:40 p.m. on May 27, 2005 from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Her roommate stated Martin left their residence at Robinson Place Apartments on Robinson Place to take a walk and never returned. The roommate said Martin was behaving normally prior to her disappearance. She has never been heard from again.

    Martin had purchased a bus ticket on May 24 to visit her mother in Denver, Colorado, but she never boarded the bus when it left a week later. She lived with her father in Slidell, Louisiana for several years during her adolescence and attended Slidell High School. She moved to Mississippi in 2003, midway through her junior year of high school, and graduated from Petal High School. She had been a student at Pearl River Community College, but took a semester off to help her mother, who was ill.

    Authorities believe Martin may have left of her own accord, but her loved ones stated it is uncharacteristic of her not to contact them; they fear she is in danger. Her mother has since died, but her father is still alive. Her case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Flathead County Sheriff's Office
    406-758-5610

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    The Hattiesburg American
    The Times-Picayune
    MSNBC
    MySpace Page for Asia Martin
    WHLT 22

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    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 24, 2013; details of disappearance updated.

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