Clayton Lynn McCarter

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Top Row and Bottom Left and Center: Clayton, circa 2014;
Bottom Right: Age-progression to age 18 (circa 2016)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 15, 2014 from Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Classification: Endangered Runaway
  • Date Of Birth: May 16, 1998
  • Age: 15 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, blue eyes. Clayton's left ear is pierced, but he wasn't wearing an earring at the time of his disappearance. His head was shaved at the time of his disappearance.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A t-shirt over a collared shirt, pajama pants, socks and no shoes.
  • Medical Conditions: Clayton suffers from attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and oppositional defiant disorder. He's also mentally disabled and functions at the level of a five-year-old, and he's been taking psychiatric medications since early childhood.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Clayton disappeared from Bowling Green, Kentucky on January 15, 2014. Authorities believe he left of his own accord with another boy, Rodney Scott; both were staying in a facility for children. They were last seen in the 300 block of Chestnut Street.

    Clayton and Rodney may still be together and may still be in the local area, or they could be in the Knoxville, Kentucky area, where Rodney has family. Clayton is a talented artist who enjoys playing video games, as well as basketball and football. Few details are available in his and Rodney's cases.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Bowling Green Police Department


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    The Bowling Green Daily News
    Facebook Page for Clayton McCarter and Rodney Scott
    Candle Vigil for Missing Clayton McCarter


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 24, 2017; two pictures added, medical conditions and details of disappearance updated.

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