Michael Dale McLaughlin

Above: McLaughlin, circa 2009


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 25, 2009 from Bristol, Virginia
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 26, 1964
  • Age: 45 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Blond hair, blue eyes. McLaughlin has numerous surgical scars on his abdomen, a metal rod inserted in his right leg, and a tattoo of his nickname "Bub" on his upper right arm.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A camouflage-print coat, blue jeans or brown pants, and Timberland work boots.
  • Bar

    Details of Disappearance

    McLaughlin was last seen in Bristol, Virginia on December 25, 2009. He reportedly got into an argument with his girlfriend that day, left her home and never returned. He was last seen walking down Wagner's Road near Malcolm's Meat, carrying a duffel bag. McLaughlin hasn't accessed his bank account since he went missing, although checks keep getting deposited. His last financial transaction was possibly on December 9, more than two weeks before his disappearance. Few details are available in his case.


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


    Source Information
    Virginia State Police


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 4, 2016; clothing/jewelry description updated.

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