Anthony Daniel Medearis

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Above Images: Medearis, circa 2002

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 5, 2002 from Bismarck, Missouri
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: July 24, 1973
  • Age: 29 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 165 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Medearis's nicknames are Danny and Tony. He has an appendectomy scar on his abdomen and he occasionally wears a patch over his left eye. Medearis smokes cigarettes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A green t-shirt, green khaki pants, and brown sandals.
  • Medical Conditions: Medearis suffers from schizophrenia and requires medication to control his condition, but he wasn't taking his medication as directed at the time of his disappearance. He is classified as disabled.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Medearis was last seen at approximately 8:00 a.m. on August 5, 2002, as he was walking away from the Colonial Residential Care Center where he lived in the vicinity of the 1100 block of Cedar Street in Bismarck, Missouri. He said he was going out for a walk in town. He never returned and has never been heard from again.

    Medearis was born in Idaho and has relatives in the St. Louis, Missouri area, and his mother lives in Colorado. She doesn't believe he was carrying any money at the time of his disappearance. Although he's a chain smoker, he wasn't carrying any cigarettes either. The staff at the residential care center described him as quiet and passive and stated he was not dangerous to anyone. Few details are available with regards to Medearis's case.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Bismarck Police Department
    573-431-3131

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    Missouri State Highway Patrol
    The Daily Journal

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    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 23, 2016; distinguishing characteristics, clothing/jewelry description, medical conditions and details of disappearance updated.

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